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Author Topic: [2.5+ EH] Slush Pool (slushpool.com); World's First Mining Pool  (Read 4327318 times)
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February 11, 2012, 12:44:09 AM
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A 14 hour block and the one day luck goes up over 100%? something is wrong

Says 49% for me... Maybe it hadn't finished calculating when you looked.
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February 11, 2012, 02:46:45 AM
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One good thing about a streak of bad luck like this as that some people bail on the pool after a while, which brings the pool hash rate down, which in turn brings my block rewards up.

I know it has a lot to do with luck, but I find that the lower the pool hash rate is, the better I tend to do overall...

But but but...it's all relative. You still make the same in the end regardless of what the pool hashrate is, it's just the rate at which the earnings come in that varies. It's a psychological thing. Personally I prefer a moderately high hashrate so variance is not so cruel. But after seeing 14+ hour blocks I can see why so many miners snowball into the deep bit...

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February 11, 2012, 06:24:18 AM
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One good thing about a streak of bad luck like this as that some people bail on the pool after a while, which brings the pool hash rate down, which in turn brings my block rewards up.

I know it has a lot to do with luck, but I find that the lower the pool hash rate is, the better I tend to do overall...


Say what? Have you considered how high your earnings per round would have to be to make up for lost earnings due to an 11 hour block?
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February 11, 2012, 01:58:35 PM
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wow its been a bad week a 12h round and now a 14h round 24h luck at 34% ouch

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February 11, 2012, 04:41:45 PM
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February 11, 2012, 09:03:29 PM
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Anyone else having trouble connecting to the pool?
I'm trying to connect with guiminer 2011-08-24.
I've created an account at the pool's site, and registered a worker.
I edited the bitcoin.conf file to look like this:
rpcuser={Random user name}   <-Should this be the fill name of my worker, as displayed on the site?)
rpcpassword= {random password}
rpcport=8332
rpcconnect=http://api.bitcoin.cz:8332

I've also tried omitting those last 2 lines and replacing them with "server=1" as per another guide I read somewhere.
Neither seems to work.

Somebody please tell me what I'm doing wrong here!
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February 11, 2012, 09:48:51 PM
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Anyone else having trouble connecting to the pool?
I'm trying to connect with guiminer 2011-08-24.
I've created an account at the pool's site, and registered a worker.
I edited the bitcoin.conf file to look like this:
rpcuser={Random user name}   <-Should this be the fill name of my worker, as displayed on the site?)
rpcpassword= {random password}
rpcport=8332
rpcconnect=http://api.bitcoin.cz:8332

I've also tried omitting those last 2 lines and replacing them with "server=1" as per another guide I read somewhere.
Neither seems to work.

Somebody please tell me what I'm doing wrong here!
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poclbm/GUI miner is affected by serious bug. If your miner is crashing on 'unexpected error' message, please follow miner forums for the newest versions.

Use CGMiner, Phoenix or DiabloMiner...
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February 11, 2012, 10:46:26 PM
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Note: Guiminer v2011-07-01 remains working fine for me. My first thing to try when I had problems with v2011-08-24 was to drop back a version since I had on and off problems with 08-24 giving me an error message when closing out. 07-01 has been running very cleanly and with low stale/invalids (under 0.5% today and last night I had an 1800 share session with 1 stale/invalid). so, you may try dropping back to this version and see if it fixes your issue also.

Aside from that, did you input that data into your Guiminer program or the bitcoin.conf? You input the data directly into Guiminer when using it. Create a tab in it for slush's pool (it is one of the default options in there) then fill in username and password (make sure to go to my account on Slush's page first and put in a login suffix and password). The username is your username.loginsuffix (username then a '.' then your chosen login suffix) and then input your password you chose in "my account" into Guiminer as well. Choose your device and test it. You can search online for the best extra flags to use with your graphics card and input those as well. That should get you up and running.

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February 11, 2012, 11:30:09 PM
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Aside from that, did you input that data into your Guiminer program or the bitcoin.conf? You input the data directly into Guiminer when using it. Create a tab in it for slush's pool (it is one of the default options in there) then fill in username and password (make sure to go to my account on Slush's page first and put in a login suffix and password). The username is your username.loginsuffix (username then a '.' then your chosen login suffix) and then input your password you chose in "my account" into Guiminer as well. Choose your device and test it. You can search online for the best extra flags to use with your graphics card and input those as well. That should get you up and running.
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That's what I was doing wrong, thanks!
Got it all put into guiminer correctly, and it's working fine now. Smiley
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February 12, 2012, 12:34:54 AM
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Glad to be of assistance. Happy to help increase the pools hashing power.

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February 12, 2012, 01:20:34 AM
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Well crap.
Now I'm having another issue. Sad
It's all up and running, but whenever I try to check the balance, it says "bad response from server".
What gives? This makes me worried that I'm not getting credit for the mining I'm doing in this pool.
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February 12, 2012, 01:50:22 AM
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...whenever I try to check the balance, it says "bad response from server".

I've been getting that for a long time, but not to worry, you're still getting credit for your shares.
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February 12, 2012, 03:39:42 AM
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...whenever I try to check the balance, it says "bad response from server".

I've been getting that for a long time, but not to worry, you're still getting credit for your shares.

I am? Where are they going then?
I don't see any transactions coming into my bitcoin client.
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February 12, 2012, 03:50:45 AM
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If you check your account details on the actual webpage of the pool, you'll get all the info you need. I've been mining for awhile, and I still get bad response from the server when I click that button in Guiminer.

Just sit back, and watch the coin roll in... unless we hit another unlucky period... ugh...

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February 12, 2012, 03:52:21 AM
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Ah, that explains it, thanks!
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February 13, 2012, 11:18:14 AM
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Wow, massive GHash surge....

I was wondering why my reward per-round was down...

Approx. cluster performance (30 min average): 1737.155 Ghash/s
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February 13, 2012, 12:42:41 PM
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Wow, massive GHash surge....
May be GPUMAX is here ? :)

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February 13, 2012, 03:24:05 PM
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What's the average user's hashing power? Smiley
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February 13, 2012, 04:34:14 PM
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any info to the massiv invalid namecoin blocks?

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February 13, 2012, 08:54:55 PM
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Couple of questions.
Has anyone preformed any analysis of what else was going on during the last few weeks when we had the runs of bad luck.
Variables wish to research but have no hard numbers are TOR clients connected during the "bad luck" times and number of Namecoin miners at the given times. I noticed during the period of "good luck" a little over a week ago there was 0-3 TOR miners then when we have had this recent downturn in luck that number was at 13-15.
The namecoin data is just for other variables.
If there is any data out there I would love to see it.
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