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Author Topic: [1050 TH] BitMinter.com [1% PPLNS,Pays TxFees +MergedMining,Stratum,GBT,vardiff]  (Read 833204 times)
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December 30, 2012, 11:56:52 PM
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I'm not too concerned about merged mining as namecoin is useless.

Last I checked namecoins give about 3% extra income.

Namecoins and transaction fees are much more important now after the reward halving.

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December 31, 2012, 12:11:53 AM
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I'm not too concerned about merged mining as namecoin is useless.

Last I checked namecoins give about 3% extra income.

Namecoins and transaction fees are much more important now after the reward halving.


I agree. 

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I mine at Kano's Pool because it pays the best and is completely transparent!  Come join me!
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December 31, 2012, 03:40:00 AM
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I'm not too concerned about merged mining as namecoin is useless.

Last I checked namecoins give about 3% extra income.

Namecoins and transaction fees are much more important now after the reward halving.


I agree. 

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I will be very sad the day we have to let go of merged mining.  NMC income is well worth it, IMO.
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December 31, 2012, 04:25:27 AM
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I'm not too concerned about merged mining as namecoin is useless.

Last I checked namecoins give about 3% extra income.

Namecoins and transaction fees are much more important now after the reward halving.


Thanks for the updates. Namecoin is not useless. Ironically I was going to withdraw my Namecoins when the site went down. Any idea of when you will be able to get the site back up? 

Concerned that blockchain bloat will lead to centralization? Storing less than 4 GB of data once required the budget of a superpower and a warehouse full of punched cards. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/87/IBM_card_storage.NARA.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punched_card
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December 31, 2012, 05:03:19 AM
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any new info on a start time would be helpful. 

I mine alt coins with https://simplemining.net...
I see BTC as the super highway and alt coins as taxis and trucks needed to move transactions.
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December 31, 2012, 05:24:58 AM
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Yes, when is the DDoS attack scheduled to be finished?  Their lack of customer service in keeping us apprised may be cause for us to look elsewhere for our DDoS needs.
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December 31, 2012, 06:38:13 AM
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it depends on location, my rooms are getting very cold without mining and its winter. Luckily it isnt so cold right now (only -10°C), but a week ago it was -20°C till -25°C, and without mining it would be VERY cold.

sounds like you need a backup heater. Smiley

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Lol. Seriously, don't freeze yourself to death, run BOINC or something Wink

I haven't experimented with PPS very much to be honest.  Bitminter has generally satisfied me for the most part, but there has been a nagging itch making me wonder if I could generate more elsewhere.
The math says you can't, unless you go for some 105% PPS pool or something that in fact "invests" your earnings and end up bankrupt when their "super secret, profitable and reliable investment" doesn't work anymore. Been there, done that, didn't lose as much as some others though.

Yes, when is the DDoS attack scheduled to be finished?  Their lack of customer service in keeping us apprised may be cause for us to look elsewhere for our DDoS needs.
I agree I want a refund Cheesy

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December 31, 2012, 08:04:29 AM
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And we're back!
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December 31, 2012, 09:14:51 AM
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Back for the new year. Thanks Doc

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December 31, 2012, 09:38:20 AM
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Happy new year Smiley

Yeah, we are back online. There may be a little downtime now and then today as I make some changes, though.

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December 31, 2012, 02:37:48 PM
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Yes, when is the DDoS attack scheduled to be finished?  Their lack of customer service in keeping us apprised may be cause for us to look elsewhere for our DDoS needs.
  LOL that is a good one.

I mine alt coins with https://simplemining.net...
I see BTC as the super highway and alt coins as taxis and trucks needed to move transactions.
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January 01, 2013, 09:22:11 AM
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we have just lost stratum.

conected miners stopped getting work and swiched to backup,
 after restart , GBT with longpoll is negotiated instead of stratum


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stratum back online,
 not restarted miners started working and are back from bacup to bitminter,
 those restarted need another restart to leave GBT

fuck deeponion, fuck bitcoincash, all glory to one BITCOIN
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January 01, 2013, 10:34:55 AM
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Sorry for the slow server response this morning. Some buggy miners were hammering the server. It was pushing out up to 50 Mb/s of work data at times. After a restart the amount of work requests looks to be back to normal. I'll be working on ways to better deal with this.

Stratum didn't go away. But some miners seem to think that if there is 1 failure on Stratum then they should go back to getwork or getblocktemplate forever, where multiple failures are allowed (by the miner client). At least that's the impression I have. Perhaps it helps to specify explicitly in the config that you want Stratum by using a stratum+tcp://mint.bitminter.com:3333 URL, instead of relying on the miner to see the X-Stratum HTTP header and switch over automatically.

In addition to low traffic, Stratum has another advantage. It will never hammer the server with work requests because of a bug. With Stratum there are no work requests.

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January 02, 2013, 05:09:57 AM
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Great pool, great app.

their miner pushes my hashing speed by 3Mhashes

before = 7mhashes, now 10mhashes
And their UI is very user friendly and
gives us the needed information.

EndTheFed123, if you had just taken the money it wouldn't have ended like this Sad
BTW this hasn't been the real DPony13 since he "came back", I just hacked this account, SirLolicon is the real DPony13 I think.
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January 04, 2013, 03:42:37 PM
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I just realized that I have in total about 20% more accepted namecoin shares compared to bitcoin shares. Not speaking of per round shares here, those will obviously be wildly different because the chains don't have same difficulty. Maybe I just don't understand merged mining well enough, but shouldn't the total share numbers be roughly equal? I thought every share is used on both chains.

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January 04, 2013, 04:34:54 PM
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I just realized that I have in total about 20% more accepted namecoin shares compared to bitcoin shares. Not speaking of per round shares here, those will obviously be wildly different because the chains don't have same difficulty. Maybe I just don't understand merged mining well enough, but shouldn't the total share numbers be roughly equal? I thought every share is used on both chains.
Isn't that because NMC difficulty is lower than BTC difficulty?  So a share that isn't good enough to meet Bitcoin difficulty might be good enough to meet NMC difficulty?
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January 04, 2013, 04:53:46 PM
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I just realized that I have in total about 20% more accepted namecoin shares compared to bitcoin shares. Not speaking of per round shares here, those will obviously be wildly different because the chains don't have same difficulty. Maybe I just don't understand merged mining well enough, but shouldn't the total share numbers be roughly equal? I thought every share is used on both chains.
Isn't that because NMC difficulty is lower than BTC difficulty?  So a share that isn't good enough to meet Bitcoin difficulty might be good enough to meet NMC difficulty?

I believe that applies for blocks only - each share should be accounted for in both chains, and then checked against the block difficulty of both chains. For example, if you submit a 1M/16 share, your target difficulty was 16, but the actual share difficulty happened to be 1M. That's not enough to solve a BTC block, but it does solve an NMC block. Because the share target was 16, that should increase your accepted share count by 16 for both chains. Whatever the block difficulty of both chains is, that shouldn't affect the amount of accepted shares in any way. Every share should increase the accepted share count of both chains by the same amount, unless I'm missing something here.

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January 04, 2013, 06:13:17 PM
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I just realized that I have in total about 20% more accepted namecoin shares compared to bitcoin shares. Not speaking of per round shares here, those will obviously be wildly different because the chains don't have same difficulty. Maybe I just don't understand merged mining well enough, but shouldn't the total share numbers be roughly equal? I thought every share is used on both chains.
Isn't that because NMC difficulty is lower than BTC difficulty?  So a share that isn't good enough to meet Bitcoin difficulty might be good enough to meet NMC difficulty?

I believe that applies for blocks only - each share should be accounted for in both chains, and then checked against the block difficulty of both chains. For example, if you submit a 1M/16 share, your target difficulty was 16, but the actual share difficulty happened to be 1M. That's not enough to solve a BTC block, but it does solve an NMC block. Because the share target was 16, that should increase your accepted share count by 16 for both chains. Whatever the block difficulty of both chains is, that shouldn't affect the amount of accepted shares in any way. Every share should increase the accepted share count of both chains by the same amount, unless I'm missing something here.
Ah, yes, you are correct - I missed that we were talking about shares and not blocks solved, for some reason.

Tis odd that there are more accepted namecoin shares then...!
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January 04, 2013, 07:27:14 PM
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I created a new worker and so far it's accumulated an equal amount of BTC and NMC shares, as expected. Something's clearly wrong with the numbers on the old worker.

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January 05, 2013, 12:33:14 AM
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Is the DDOS attack still active?

I cannot get to the login page.
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