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Author Topic: BitMinter.com * Optional Custom Miner, PPLNS, Merged mining, Newbie-Friendly! *  (Read 208901 times)
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August 04, 2011, 05:53:16 AM
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oh and could you add a time online(or total time connected or mining) to the account page for each block?  i dont know how useful of a stat that is for multiple workers, im running 4 cards, the 6990 and 3 liquid cooled 480's, im thinking the 480s arent making me anything.  paying .10/kwh here
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August 04, 2011, 07:27:15 AM
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i started out with alot of problems, couldnt keep the machine running longer than 2 hrs, stupid machine was set to turn off after 2 hrs.

If your hardware is in a case, don't forget to open it, and if you can, put a big desktop fan on the graphics cards for evacuate the heat. Wink
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August 04, 2011, 09:55:08 AM
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Site is down now?
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August 04, 2011, 10:09:20 AM
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Site is down now?

Sorry, something wrong with the server. Working on it. More info will follow.

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August 04, 2011, 11:17:51 AM
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Everything running now.

More info added in main thread, here: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=27062.msg427649#msg427649.

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August 04, 2011, 05:41:34 PM
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i started out with alot of problems, couldnt keep the machine running longer than 2 hrs, stupid machine was set to turn off after 2 hrs.

If your hardware is in a case, don't forget to open it, and if you can, put a big desktop fan on the graphics cards for evacuate the heat. Wink



i started it out in free air, then moved it to a server case, too loud on my desk.  i cut two holes in the front of the case, 67 and 68 degrees, running at stock core and lower memory
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August 05, 2011, 07:45:17 AM
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i started it out in free air, then moved it to a server case, too loud on my desk.  i cut two holes in the front of the case, 67 and 68 degrees, running at stock core and lower memory

This is good temps for mine, it's nice Smiley
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August 07, 2011, 08:25:50 PM
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Quick bugfix on the website today. Some bitcoin addresses for payouts that were valid would be rejected. This has been fixed now. Please try again now if you had problems with this - sorry for the inconvenience.

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August 08, 2011, 03:43:04 AM
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Dont know if this has been brought up yet or not but it be nice if on the website it was more accurate on what your balance is. Seeing a zero after 8~ work doesnt make me feel comfortable even though i know i takes longer than that.

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August 08, 2011, 04:19:01 AM
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Dont know if this has been brought up yet or not but it be nice if on the website it was more accurate on what your balance is. Seeing a zero after 8~ work doesnt make me feel comfortable even though i know i takes longer than that.

The website should be perfectly accurate. The problem is that until we get more members our current hashrate will only make new bitcoins every 1-2 weeks or so. This will improve as more people join.

I intend to add some numbers in the account webpage showing an estimate of how much you are likely to get paid for the current round.

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August 10, 2011, 12:48:32 AM
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I'm back from Black Hat and Def Con security conferences in Las Vegas. Should now have time to work more on BitMinter in the near future.

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August 10, 2011, 02:20:45 AM
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I'm back from Black Hat and Def Con security conferences in Las Vegas. Should now have time to work more on BitMinter in the near future.


Nice, welcome home Smiley Now it's time to think about the new rewards system Grin
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August 10, 2011, 09:45:58 PM
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By the way, good work on completing the 4th block, people. It was a difficult one with 5.4 million shares.

It should be confirmed in about 4 hours from when I post this, and payments should go out soon after (within 1 hour).

Remember that the 5% bonus is not shown in the "unconfirmed" BTC in your account, and also not in info on a block when you click "show payouts". It will however appear on your account as soon as the block is confirmed. It's a separate "bonus" transaction you can see in your transaction history.

We're now building block 5 and 5% bonus is active till block 60, so let's get mining! Wink

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August 11, 2011, 07:31:12 AM
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Problems at the data center where the server is hosted makes the server unreachable from the internet. Sorry for this. I hope they get things straightened out quickly.

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August 11, 2011, 11:06:14 AM
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Engineers at the datacenter finally fixed their networking after approx. 5 hours downtime. I will think about different hosting options. Sorry for the downtime!

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August 11, 2011, 01:25:23 PM
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This sounds interesting!
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August 11, 2011, 02:53:23 PM
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This sounds interesting!

Try it out and let me know if you have any problems or feedback. Smiley

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August 11, 2011, 04:15:08 PM
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How is the approximate mint speed calculated?  I understand it's just a guess, but was curious to know what factors are taken into consideration.  The speed was pretty close when we got paid for the third block, but the fourth block's payment is about 1/3 of what I had expected based on the mint speed.  This is probably due do the increase in the number of participant, but my mint speed has not changed.

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August 11, 2011, 05:28:16 PM
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Hey guys. I just joined with around 580MH/s. Just wanted to try something different than the bland old white box pool.
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August 11, 2011, 10:33:11 PM
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How is the approximate mint speed calculated?  I understand it's just a guess, but was curious to know what factors are taken into consideration.  The speed was pretty close when we got paid for the third block, but the fourth block's payment is about 1/3 of what I had expected based on the mint speed.  This is probably due do the increase in the number of participant, but my mint speed has not changed.

Approximate speed is calculated from how many proofs-of-work you send in during the time of measurement. For every "work unit" you get from the server there are 2^32 hashes to check. On average 1 of those will be elligible for being submitted back to the server as a proof-of-work.

So if the server sees you sending in 1 proof-of-work (share) every second, it estimates you must be doing 2^32 hashes per second. That's about 4295 Mhps.

For payments that come from a block, what decides the value of a share (proof-of-work) is how many shares there are in total. The first, second and third blocks were lucky and gave high payouts per share, the fourth was unlucky and gave a low payout.

Hey guys. I just joined with around 580MH/s. Just wanted to try something different than the bland old white box pool.

Welcome to the team, sir. Let us know if you have any problems or suggestions for further improvements of the pool.

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