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November 10, 2016, 06:08:28 PM
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Hi,

I'm having issues with vanitygen using my GPU's

I'm on WIn 10 Enterprise,

I have 3 rigs i've tried.

Rig1: 5x RX480

Rig2: 5x R9 290X

Rig 3: 6X R9 280X

Not sure if Win 10 is the issue, but I have gotten errors on the RX480 rig, which I have heard simply doesn't play well.

But the other 2 rigs, I can see my gpus, and when I select them in a bat file similar to this:


C:\Users\R2\Desktop\vanitygen-0.22-win>oclvanitygen.exe -D 0:0 1buckrogers
Difficulty: 10054102514374869638
Compiling kernel, can take minutes...failure.
clBuildProgram: CL_BUILD_PROGRAM_FAILURE
Build log:
C:\Users\R2\AppData\Local\Temp\\OCL3888T3.cl:173:19: error: variable in constant address space must be initialized
__constant bignum bn_zero;
                  ^
C:\Users\R2\AppData\Local\Temp\\OCL3888T3.cl:173:19: error: constant address space qualified variables are required to be initialized
2 errors generated.

error: Clang front-end compilation failed!
Frontend phase failed compilation.
Error: Compiling CL to IR
Device: Hawaii
Vendor: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (1002)
Driver: 2117.13 (VM)
Profile: FULL_PROFILE
Version: OpenCL 1.2 AMD-APP (2117.13)
Max compute units: 44
Max workgroup size: 256
Global memory: -1073741824
Max allocation: -1073741824
Could not open device '0:0', ignoring
Available OpenCL platforms:
0: [Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.] AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing
  0: [Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.] Hawaii
  1: [Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.] Hawaii
  2: [Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.] Hawaii
  3: [Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.] Hawaii
  4: [Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.] Hawaii
  5: [GenuineIntel] Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3220 @ 3.00GHz

C:\Users\R2\Desktop\vanitygen-0.22-win>


Not sure why it is returning the error on the gpu, but as a side note, if I just run the:

C:\Users\R2\Desktop\vanitygen-0.22-win>vanitygen64.exe 1buckrogers
Difficulty: 10054102514374869638
[548.54 Kkey/s][total 1977344][Prob 0.0%][50% in 402856.1y]

The cpu portion will run, but obviously I would want to use the GPU's, and have many different rigs to choose from, all are running Win 10 enterprise though.

If anyone has some suggestions, please ...i'm all ears.

thanks!

Hi, these are a few posts back and the errors are from the older rigs. this one is a 5 card 290x rig.

**EDIT** ill attempt trying an older version of the catalyst divers on these, any suggestions for a stable version?  also does the base OS make a difference? (im using win 10 enterprise)

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November 10, 2016, 07:01:58 PM
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**EDIT** ill attempt trying an older version of the catalyst divers on these, any suggestions for a stable version?  also does the base OS make a difference? (im using win 10 enterprise)

thanks!

Here's what I'm running on my windows vanity rig (click here for linux instructions):
http://www.guru3d.com/files-details/amd-radeon-software-crimson-15-12-driver-download.html

https://lifeboat.com/oclvanitygen

I have never used Windows 10 so I have no idea about that.

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November 10, 2016, 07:30:16 PM
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**EDIT** ill attempt trying an older version of the catalyst divers on these, any suggestions for a stable version?  also does the base OS make a difference? (im using win 10 enterprise)

thanks!

Here's what I'm running on my windows vanity rig (click here for linux instructions):
http://www.guru3d.com/files-details/amd-radeon-software-crimson-15-12-driver-download.html

https://lifeboat.com/oclvanitygen

I have never used Windows 10 so I have no idea about that.

Thank you for the info and links Smiley

Ill let you know how it goes on the 15.2 drivers.

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November 16, 2016, 03:56:56 PM
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Something weird happened. Earlier today I tried this:
Code:
./oclvanitygen 1Quarter
Difficulty: 51529903411245
clEnqueueNDRange(0): CL_MEM_OBJECT_ALLOCATION_FAILURE
vg_ocl_context_callback error: CL_MEM_OBJECT_ALLOCATION_FAILURE error executing CL_COMMAND_NDRANGE_KERNEL on GeForce 840M (Device 0).

Device: GeForce 840M
Vendor: NVIDIA Corporation (10de)
Driver: 352.63
Profile: FULL_PROFILE
Version: OpenCL 1.2 CUDA
Max compute units: 3
Max workgroup size: 1024
Global memory: 2147352576
Max allocation: 536838144
I didn't really understand the message, but tried again about 6 hours later:
Code:
./oclvanitygen 1Quarter
Difficulty: 51529903411245
[7.03 Mkey/s][total 44040192][Prob 0.0%][50% in 58.8d]
Now it works again!
I'm not used to my computer producing results I can't reproduce.

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November 18, 2016, 06:03:12 PM
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C:\Users\R2\Desktop\vanitygen-0.22-win>oclvanitygen.exe -D 0:0 1buckrogers
Difficulty: 10054102514374869638
Compiling kernel, can take minutes...failure.
clBuildProgram: CL_BUILD_PROGRAM_FAILURE
Build log:
C:\Users\R2\AppData\Local\Temp\\OCL3888T3.cl:173:19: error: variable in constant address space must be initialized
__constant bignum bn_zero;
                  ^
C:\Users\R2\AppData\Local\Temp\\OCL3888T3.cl:173:19: error: constant address space qualified variables are required to be initialized
2 errors generated.

It's not driver-specific issue, seems to be difference in OpenCL implementations and their behavior on your hardware.

To fix it:
1. Open "calc_addrs.cl" with text editor.
2. Go to line 180 and change __constant bignum bn_zero; to __constant bignum bn_zero = { 0 };
3. Happily use your oclvanitygen Wink

P.S. : forgot to mention, run with -S option enabled, otherwise it will throw out hashing mismatches instead of privkeys.


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C:\Users\R2\Desktop\vanitygen-0.22-win>oclvanitygen.exe -D 0:0 1buckrogers
Difficulty: 10054102514374869638
Compiling kernel, can take minutes...failure.
clBuildProgram: CL_BUILD_PROGRAM_FAILURE
Build log:
C:\Users\R2\AppData\Local\Temp\\OCL3888T3.cl:173:19: error: variable in constant address space must be initialized
__constant bignum bn_zero;
                  ^
C:\Users\R2\AppData\Local\Temp\\OCL3888T3.cl:173:19: error: constant address space qualified variables are required to be initialized
2 errors generated.

It's not driver-specific issue, seems to be difference in OpenCL implementations and their behavior on your hardware.

To fix it:
1. Open "calc_addrs.cl" with text editor.
2. Go to line 180 and change __constant bignum bn_zero; to __constant bignum bn_zero = { 0 };
3. Happily use your oclvanitygen Wink

P.S. : forgot to mention, run with -S option enabled, otherwise it will throw out hashing mismatches instead of privkeys.



thanks so much for this.. my RX 470s are now doing 34mk/s each..
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November 20, 2016, 01:35:04 PM
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**EDIT** ill attempt trying an older version of the catalyst divers on these, any suggestions for a stable version?  also does the base OS make a difference? (im using win 10 enterprise)

thanks!

Here's what I'm running on my windows vanity rig (click here for linux instructions):
http://www.guru3d.com/files-details/amd-radeon-software-crimson-15-12-driver-download.html

https://lifeboat.com/oclvanitygen

I have never used Windows 10 so I have no idea about that.
I don't know about stable version.because i have never knowledge about windows 10.
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November 24, 2016, 01:55:46 PM
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I am unable to generate a Bitcoin address with its private key. I ran  oclvanitygen64.exe with my graphics card using -d 0:0, but I get the following output all the time:

Code:
[1.18 Mkey/s][total 48234496][Prob 16.7%][50% in 1.9min]                       Match idx: 0
CPU hash: ebcef8f452eacc625068c18576b0fa415fd11f03
GPU hash: 078738751548389f8aa07cd31761e0fc64428c20
Found delta: 617658 Start delta: 48234497
[1.29 Mkey/s][total 421527552][Prob 79.7%][80% in 2.7s]                        Match idx: 0
CPU hash: 6a6346e7bbe64d70df8fdfc67ff8c549865079d7
GPU hash: 0787387365b827452a1f77c2c20d462b604e110d
Found delta: 944771 Start delta: 74448897

Any idea why this is happening?

Also, I'd like to know if it's possible to use both the CPU +  the GPU at the same time to generate a Bitcoin address to add more processing power?


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November 24, 2016, 05:38:15 PM
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It's the first time I use this software . After running the following command :
Code:
C:\Users\user\Desktop\Vanity\vanitygen64.exe 1Omega
I'm getting Invalid character 'O' in prefix '1Omega' as an error for some reasons ?

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November 24, 2016, 05:43:02 PM
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It's the first time I use this software . After running the following command :
Code:
C:\Users\user\Desktop\Vanity\vanitygen64.exe 1Omega
I'm getting Invalid character 'O' in prefix '1Omega' as an error for some reasons ?
Capital O is not a valid base58 character.

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November 24, 2016, 05:43:24 PM
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It's the first time I use this software . After running the following command :
Code:
C:\Users\user\Desktop\Vanity\vanitygen64.exe 1Omega
I'm getting Invalid character 'O' in prefix '1Omega' as an error for some reasons ?

 The characters in your address must be valid Base 58 characters ie

Code:
123456789ABCDEFGHJKLMNPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijkmnopqrstuvwxyz

 So capital o and zero are disallowed.

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I see , I changed and It seems like It's creating/calculating or whatever It usually does.. does it mean It will finish in 4 years  Huh
Code:
[289.36 Kkey/s][total 14491904][Prob 0.0%][50% in 3.8y]

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I see , I changed and It seems like It's creating/calculating or whatever It usually does.. does it mean It will finish in 4 years  Huh
Code:
[289.36 Kkey/s][total 14491904][Prob 0.0%][50% in 3.8y]

 What prefix are you looking for?  4 years doesn't make sense for 1omega even with a only 289 kKeys/s...
I can do it in about 6 minutes with 25Mkeys/s.  If you'd like, I can create it for you but I need you to go to Bitaddress.org and create a private-public keypair and send me the public key so I can generate an encrypted version which only you can decrypt with your private key into the actual private key for your vanity address.  Here's a video that explains how to do it.
The first one is free Wink



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I see , I changed and It seems like It's creating/calculating or whatever It usually does.. does it mean It will finish in 4 years  Huh
Code:
[289.36 Kkey/s][total 14491904][Prob 0.0%][50% in 3.8y]
I guess you're trying to get 1omegaSt ? You'll need a bit more power for that.
It means there's 50% chance you hit in in 3.8 years.

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I see , I changed and It seems like It's creating/calculating or whatever It usually does.. does it mean It will finish in 4 years  Huh
Code:
[289.36 Kkey/s][total 14491904][Prob 0.0%][50% in 3.8y]
I guess you're trying to get 1omegaSt ? You'll need a bit more power for that.
It means there's 50% chance you hit in in 3.8 years.

The luck factor would need to be very high on the right moment with that rate to hit it earlier.
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November 28, 2016, 05:53:01 PM
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I'm so sick of generating vanity addresses on a CPU! I'm looking for a cheap computer, laptop or tablet (Hopefully around $250USD or less) that has a good enough GPU to generate some vanity addresses quicker than my old acer's CPU. It only gets 170k addresses per.. Second? Minute? Whatever the calculation is on vanitygen.

I've been looking at chromebooks but I just don't think the OS is adopted enough. I might get a chromebook and try to just install Ubuntu on it.

Does anyone have a recommendation of a GPU I should / shouldn't look for? I've heard that Intel GPUs don't work for vanitygen for one reason or another (it's honestly probably too complicated for me to understand) and all of my laptops over the years have had an Intel GPU.

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I'm so sick of generating vanity addresses on a CPU! I'm looking for a cheap computer, laptop or tablet (Hopefully around $250USD or less) that has a good enough GPU to generate some vanity addresses quicker than my old acer's CPU. It only gets 170k addresses per.. Second? Minute? Whatever the calculation is on vanitygen.
I would skip the tablet for this. I can't help you with USD-prices, you may want to check something like pricewatch.com to find a good deal.

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I've been looking at chromebooks but I just don't think the OS is adopted enough. I might get a chromebook and try to just install Ubuntu on it.
The first hit Google gives me is your own post from 3 months ago. That's not very promising.

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Does anyone have a recommendation of a GPU I should / shouldn't look for? I've heard that Intel GPUs don't work for vanitygen for one reason or another (it's honestly probably too complicated for me to understand) and all of my laptops over the years have had an Intel GPU.
My laptop has a Nvidia GeForce 840M, it wasn't that expensive 2 years go, so you can probably find it even cheaper (or better) now.
I get about 7 Mkey/s, but it slows my system down a lot, so I run it when I'm not using my laptop. Desktops can get much higher rates.
What are you looking for? If it's only a few addresses you can ask someone to do it for you.

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November 28, 2016, 07:24:43 PM
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I'm so sick of generating vanity addresses on a CPU! I'm looking for a cheap computer, laptop or tablet (Hopefully around $250USD or less) that has a good enough GPU to generate some vanity addresses quicker than my old acer's CPU. It only gets 170k addresses per.. Second? Minute? Whatever the calculation is on vanitygen.

I've been looking at chromebooks but I just don't think the OS is adopted enough. I might get a chromebook and try to just install Ubuntu on it.

Does anyone have a recommendation of a GPU I should / shouldn't look for? I've heard that Intel GPUs don't work for vanitygen for one reason or another (it's honestly probably too complicated for me to understand) and all of my laptops over the years have had an Intel GPU.

The best GPU you can use for vanitygen in my opinion is the R9 Nano.  There is no more efficient option.  Looking at a $250 setup probably isn't the best idea for long term use.  It may seem like a good idea, but low resale and high electricity use will end up sticking it to you in the end if you go with cheap hardware and run it for a good length of time.

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November 28, 2016, 10:32:56 PM
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I'm so sick of generating vanity addresses on a CPU! I'm looking for a cheap computer, laptop or tablet (Hopefully around $250USD or less) that has a good enough GPU to generate some vanity addresses quicker than my old acer's CPU. It only gets 170k addresses per.. Second? Minute? Whatever the calculation is on vanitygen.
I would skip the tablet for this. I can't help you with USD-prices, you may want to check something like pricewatch.com to find a good deal.

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I've been looking at chromebooks but I just don't think the OS is adopted enough. I might get a chromebook and try to just install Ubuntu on it.
The first hit Google gives me is your own post from 3 months ago. That's not very promising.

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Does anyone have a recommendation of a GPU I should / shouldn't look for? I've heard that Intel GPUs don't work for vanitygen for one reason or another (it's honestly probably too complicated for me to understand) and all of my laptops over the years have had an Intel GPU.
My laptop has a Nvidia GeForce 840M, it wasn't that expensive 2 years go, so you can probably find it even cheaper (or better) now.
I get about 7 Mkey/s, but it slows my system down a lot, so I run it when I'm not using my laptop. Desktops can get much higher rates.
What are you looking for? If it's only a few addresses you can ask someone to do it for you.

As you can see I really don't know too much about computers haha. If you say a tablet won't work then I'll just assume that's right. I'm just looking to have a chance at creating some very harder to find addresses over a long period of time (most likely) and not constantly run it. So maybe look for an 8 or 9 character address an hour a day or something.

I'm so sick of generating vanity addresses on a CPU! I'm looking for a cheap computer, laptop or tablet (Hopefully around $250USD or less) that has a good enough GPU to generate some vanity addresses quicker than my old acer's CPU. It only gets 170k addresses per.. Second? Minute? Whatever the calculation is on vanitygen.

I've been looking at chromebooks but I just don't think the OS is adopted enough. I might get a chromebook and try to just install Ubuntu on it.

Does anyone have a recommendation of a GPU I should / shouldn't look for? I've heard that Intel GPUs don't work for vanitygen for one reason or another (it's honestly probably too complicated for me to understand) and all of my laptops over the years have had an Intel GPU.

The best GPU you can use for vanitygen in my opinion is the R9 Nano.  There is no more efficient option.  Looking at a $250 setup probably isn't the best idea for long term use.  It may seem like a good idea, but low resale and high electricity use will end up sticking it to you in the end if you go with cheap hardware and run it for a good length of time.

I guess that makes sense. You get what you pay for. I wouldn't even know where to begin installing these things though so I'm looking for a relatively cheap computer that already has a decent (not the best) GPU inside. I don't think I want a desktop just because right now I almost exclusively do everything from my BlackBerry so wouldn't be able to deal with something that is stuck in my house!

I'm also assuming you can't just stick any old GPU in any old computer and it'll work for vanitygen too. So that's where I'm kind of trying to find something pre-made. I mean if it's as easy as opening up a laptop taking out a screw and putting a new piece in I'm good to go but past that I wouldn't want to mess it up and have it cost me $100+ to fix. Can a normal GPU even fit in a laptop? I really can't tell their physical size online. (Yes I know these are all noob questions don't worry Wink)

I guess I'd have to up the budget to get a half decent GPU in a chromebook. I'm sure I could figure out how to get Ubuntu installed. That doesn't seem too too hard. It's the hardware that freaks me out haha!



Anything specific I should be looking for in a GPU? Benchmark tests? The radeon R7 240 looks like a cheap option with good performance (unless I'm just way off).

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November 28, 2016, 10:50:01 PM
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Anything specific I should be looking for in a GPU? Benchmark tests? The radeon R7 240 looks like a cheap option with good performance (unless I'm just way off).

A desktop GPU for sure.  If you run a GPU full speed in your laptop to generate vanity addresses, I would bet that you destroy your laptop before you ever find a 7 character vanity.  I wouldn't consider using anything less than a 7970 which you could get used for around $100.  Honestly though, don't generate vanity addresses on your laptop.  I think it is highly likely you will destroy your hardware, as laptops weren't made with the ventilation to be abused like that.

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