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July 06, 2011, 01:06:19 PM
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I have a bad internet connection, it craps out for a couple of minutes a couple times a day. If I have two miners running on my GPU, one pointed at a pool and one pointed at my own bitcoin -server (low aggression), will my bitcoin client still be able to generate a block if on the off chance the GPU finds the right hash while the internet is down?  I dont like the feeling of my GPU sitting idle, and I dont want to be wasting electricity on pointless hashing either. Thanks
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July 06, 2011, 01:15:30 PM
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So if there is any new blocks generated during the time I lose the internet connection then it is pointless to mine for an offline client?

Basically to be any value I would have to lose the internet connection, find the right hash to generate a block and come back online all before any block on the network is generated?
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July 06, 2011, 06:12:12 PM
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So if there is any new blocks generated during the time I lose the internet connection then it is pointless to mine for an offline client?

Basically to be any value I would have to lose the internet connection, find the right hash to generate a block and come back online all before any block on the network is generated?
yep, thats why we use LP

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