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Author Topic: [4+ EH] Slush Pool (slushpool.com); Overt AsicBoost; World First Mining Pool  (Read 4377869 times)
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October 31, 2012, 12:59:57 AM
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As far as I'm aware there is no problem with doing so, you just have to implement the merged mining process into your pool software rather than some of the older (less efficient) methods that were done when merged mining was first being pushed.

Yes, it is clearly possible, although there's no docs for merged mining process and existing software and patch to older bitcoind is mostly hack to "get it work" instead of "get it work properly". I'll discuss this in #namecoin anyway. If there'll be somebody willing to help me with re-implementation of MM and removing dependency to bitcoind patches, I'll try to do it...

Thanks.  I feel there is much promise there, but perhaps not much need for it... yet.
And, as they say, it is better to have it and not need it than to need it and not have it. 

Like slush, I'm considering dropping NMC support as well.  The project really does seem dead...

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Whoever speaketh of Cthulhu shall remember that he
but seemeth dead, he sleeps, and yet he does not sleep,
he has died and yet he is not dead, asleep and dead
though he is, he shall rise again. Again it should be shown that

    That is not dead which can eternal lie,
    and with strange aeons even death may die.

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October 31, 2012, 02:38:28 AM
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As far as I'm aware there is no problem with doing so, you just have to implement the merged mining process into your pool software rather than some of the older (less efficient) methods that were done when merged mining was first being pushed.

Yes, it is clearly possible, although there's no docs for merged mining process and existing software and patch to older bitcoind is mostly hack to "get it work" instead of "get it work properly". I'll discuss this in #namecoin anyway. If there'll be somebody willing to help me with re-implementation of MM and removing dependency to bitcoind patches, I'll try to do it...

Thanks.  I feel there is much promise there, but perhaps not much need for it... yet.
And, as they say, it is better to have it and not need it than to need it and not have it. 

Honestly I think there is no need for namecoin.  It won't route around government/ISP censorship like TOR can.  The only thing I see going for it is it's a lot easier to tell somebody a .bit address than a .onion.

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October 31, 2012, 11:10:55 AM
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I do think there's a space for some generic key->value distributed storage like namecoin, although current namecoin implementation is alpha-quality hack of original bitcoin sources and I expected some serious development when it had been obvious that there's some interest. Unfortunately nothing happen in last year. As I said, I'll try to ask somebody for help with generic NMC MM interface with GBT and without bitcoind patches and I'll decide then...

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November 02, 2012, 09:40:10 AM
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wtf, where luck? Angry
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November 03, 2012, 03:08:26 AM
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yay! found my second block, on my second slowest machine too  Grin

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November 05, 2012, 08:37:02 AM
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wtf, where luck? Angry

You mean monthly luck 101% ? :-)

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November 05, 2012, 04:21:30 PM
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wtf, where luck? Angry

You mean monthly luck 101% ? :-)

Silly slush, everybody knows that nobody acknowledges monthly luck, only bad 24-72 hour luck.

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November 05, 2012, 04:32:08 PM
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Silly slush, everybody knows that nobody acknowledges monthly luck, only bad 24-72 hour luck.

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November 05, 2012, 10:50:56 PM
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Pool had weird issues with Tor. Although Tor process as been running and there were no errors in the log AND website has been reachable over Tor, Tor mining stopped working. I restarted Tor and it works again, but Tor miners probably experienced downtime for many hours.

Miners not using Tor have not been affected by this issue.

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November 09, 2012, 01:13:12 PM
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I'm considering to drop of NMC support, because this project is basically dead and current merged mining sources are incompatible with latest bitcoin development (no support for merged mining over getblocktemplate etc). There's no project development since merged mining has been introduced in last October...

What's the problem with using getblocktemplate for merged mining? I think that should work.

I agree namecoin seems dead, though. I wish they would at least fix the bugs they have that were fixed in bitcoin long ago.


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November 10, 2012, 04:06:30 AM
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http://bitcoinmagazine.net/slush-operator-announces-usb-wallet-project/

Do you ever sleep?  I'm starting to think "slush" is really 4 or 5 people.  Cool stuff.
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November 14, 2012, 05:28:17 AM
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Wow, mining is getting TOUGH!

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November 14, 2012, 09:32:40 AM
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http://bitcoinmagazine.net/slush-operator-announces-usb-wallet-project/

Do you ever sleep?  I'm starting to think "slush" is really 4 or 5 people.  Cool stuff.

You mean like... Satoshi? Wink

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November 14, 2012, 03:24:14 PM
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Wow, mining is getting TOUGH!

You can say that again, my rewards have been cut nearly in half in the last month or two...

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November 14, 2012, 06:59:44 PM
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Wow, mining is getting TOUGH!

You can say that again, my rewards have been cut nearly in half in the last month or two...

and it will be cut again in less then two weeks...
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November 14, 2012, 07:00:32 PM
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Wow, mining is getting TOUGH!

You can say that again, my rewards have been cut nearly in half in the last month or two...

and it will be cut again in less then two weeks...

Probably more than that because the asics are scheduled to be shipping too...

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November 14, 2012, 08:13:15 PM
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Do you ever sleep?  I'm starting to think "slush" is really 4 or 5 people.  Cool stuff.

:-) Slush is just one person, but that bitcoin wallet is the first project which I'm not doing alone. And we're making nice progress!

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November 15, 2012, 01:32:38 PM
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:-) Slush is just one person, but that bitcoin wallet is the first project which I'm not doing alone. And we're making nice progress!

Oh I know.  I saw the video of you presenting in London this past year so I know you really exist.  But back to not sleeping, how's that DGM or DGM variant coming along?  What's the chance it will be in place before asics hit?  I don't have a lot to offer but I'm willing to sacrifice some hashing power to the anti-hopper effort if you need a beta tester.  Just PM me.
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November 19, 2012, 07:07:22 AM
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Latest release of GUI miner now supports Stratum! Update for all GUI miner users is highly recommended: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=3878.0

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November 20, 2012, 07:09:19 PM
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Howdy,

I received my regular payout (got a notification email as usual) about two hours ago, but it still has not even shown up in block explorer.  This is unusual; is there any obvious reason for this that I am not aware of?

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