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October 16, 2013, 01:34:31 PM
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New version: 3.6.2, 17th October 2013

New release, 2 new library versions. Finally gave up and moved to libusbx which works less bad on windows with the asynchronous code cgminer uses. Also a new jansson in tree full build.

Human readable changelog:

- New version of jansson has some minor bugfixes, but more importantly now is built properly from within the build tree such that changes to configuration will rebuild it. Alas this makes ./configure now take even longer.
- Change from libusb-1.0.16-rc10 to libusbx-1.0.17. libusb on windows with asynchronous transfers had memory leaks galore and eventually would fail. libusbx does not have this problem, but some people are reporting write timeout issues with it on prolonged use. Linux has no such issues.
- Updates to the way usb work is "scheduled" which might help decrease the risk of timeouts on windows.
- Fixes to the shutdown routine that would get stuck waiting for usb transfers that would never be able to complete.
- Changed the driver model in icarus devices to a slightly lower overhead newer code.
- BF1s weren't showing any WU when hashing, this has been fixed.
- Some earlier BFL SC minirigs were not being properly detected due to inconsistencies in the firmware responses.
- Workarounds to the ./autogen stage of building when people build from git. Note this still does not fully work on macosx but 'autoreconf -fi' should be enough to have the same effect for now.


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- Remove unused components of jansson
- Remove unused parts of libusb
- Work around older libtoolize that fails without top ltmain.sh not being
present during autogen
- Fix open coded use of autoreconf in autogen
- Update jansson to only build parts we require and suited to our build
environment.
- Initial import of jansson-2.5
- Prevent further USB transfers from occurring once the shutdown signal has been
sent to prevent transfers getting stuck and libusb failing to shut down.
- Make the USB polling thread poll every second to potentially aid longer
timeout transfers.
- Set device_diff on work in get_work to not be missed with drivers that use
get_work directly.
- Convert icarus driver to hash_driver_work model.
- bflsc - also allow ' 0' in DEVICES IN CHAIN
- bflsc - allow a 0 in DEVICES IN CHAIN
- Add needed EXTRA_DIST for libusbx.
- Update libusbx configure.ac changes.
- Revert libusb Makefile changes from going to libusbx.
- Fix trivial libusbx warnings.
- Convert libusb-1.0.16-rc10 to libusbx-1.0.17

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October 16, 2013, 02:11:06 PM
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3.6.2 won't even run on Win7:
[2013-10-16 07:08:27] BAS 1 usb write err:(-5) LIBUSB_ERROR_NOT_FOUND
[2013-10-16 07:08:27] BAS1: RequestQueJob failed (err=-5 amt=0)

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October 16, 2013, 02:13:19 PM
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3.6.2 won't even run on Win7:
[2013-10-16 07:08:27] BAS 1 usb write err:(-5) LIBUSB_ERROR_NOT_FOUND
[2013-10-16 07:08:27] BAS1: RequestQueJob failed (err=-5 amt=0)

Works for me.
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October 16, 2013, 02:13:37 PM
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3.6.2 won't even run on Win7:
[2013-10-16 07:08:27] BAS 1 usb write err:(-5) LIBUSB_ERROR_NOT_FOUND
[2013-10-16 07:08:27] BAS1: RequestQueJob failed (err=-5 amt=0)

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October 16, 2013, 02:19:47 PM
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3.6.2 won't even run on Win7:
[2013-10-16 07:08:27] BAS 1 usb write err:(-5) LIBUSB_ERROR_NOT_FOUND
[2013-10-16 07:08:27] BAS1: RequestQueJob failed (err=-5 amt=0)

Pro tip: Don't use Windoze for mining.  Tongue

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October 16, 2013, 03:26:20 PM
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3.6.2 won't even run on Win7:
[2013-10-16 07:08:27] BAS 1 usb write err:(-5) LIBUSB_ERROR_NOT_FOUND
[2013-10-16 07:08:27] BAS1: RequestQueJob failed (err=-5 amt=0)

Pro tip: Don't use Windoze for mining.  Tongue

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October 16, 2013, 04:21:01 PM
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I've tried on my Mac build environments and while I can compile and launch cgminer just fine, as well as GPU mine, when attempting to use a USB-based Block Erupter I get the following message and cgminer subsequently quits.

Code:
Failed pipe errno=24 in usbutils.c init_usb_transfer():2215

It looks as though it is perhaps able to do a brief moment (before the first poll?(?)) of hashing, as sometimes I get an accepted share out from it and sometimes not, as shown on the "Summary of runtime statistics" output after cgminer quits.

The last successful version for me on Mac is 3.5.1.  I've tested 3.6.1 and 3.6.2 and both generate the error.  cgminer is built entirely from the included source, no other libs used.  Using "--usb-dump 0" and "--verbose" provides no additional details.  Please let me know if I can help further! Smiley

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October 16, 2013, 05:55:32 PM
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Just an FYI to ckolivas and kano.  I was trying to mine with 3.6.1 but it wouldn't allow me to run scrypt. I thought I was doing something wrong until I tried 2.11.4 and 3.1.1 and it worked.  Didn't change anything (copied and pasted my .conf files).  I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I tried both:  "kernel" : "scrypt", and "scrypt" : true,  and neither worked. 
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October 16, 2013, 06:41:54 PM
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Hello,

I've updated cgminer to the latest one and now none of my bfl miners work. I get usb errors on all of them.  I'm running it on windows 7. Works fine on 3.4.3.. Any idea what may be wrong?
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October 16, 2013, 06:52:00 PM
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Hello,

I've updated cgminer to the latest one and now none of my bfl miners work. I get usb errors on all of them.  I'm running it on windows 7. Works fine on 3.4.3.. Any idea what may be wrong?

May not be related but if we changing lib do we have newer winusb to install now?

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October 16, 2013, 08:09:27 PM
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Yay windows. At this rate I'll inadvertently completely deprecate windows support  Roll Eyes

Gonna have to think on this. The rewrite started out trying to fix windows but instead linux keeps getting better and windows and osx worse.


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October 16, 2013, 08:11:06 PM
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Yay windows. At this rate I'll inadvertently completely deprecate windows support  Roll Eyes

Gonna have to think on this. The rewrite started out trying to fix windows but instead linux keeps getting better and windows and osx worse.



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October 16, 2013, 08:16:52 PM
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Yay windows. At this rate I'll inadvertently completely deprecate windows support  Roll Eyes

Gonna have to think on this. The rewrite started out trying to fix windows but instead linux keeps getting better and windows and osx worse.



Are you also dropping scrypt mining?
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October 16, 2013, 08:36:51 PM
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Yay windows. At this rate I'll inadvertently completely deprecate windows support  Roll Eyes

Gonna have to think on this. The rewrite started out trying to fix windows but instead linux keeps getting better and windows and osx worse.



Are you also dropping scrypt mining?
I didn't say I was intentionally doing anything. However, since you asked, scrypt mining is being deprecated at some stage in the future. While there is still incentive for me to maintain it I will do so, but if it becomes a support maintenance burden and there is no incentive for me to maintain it, I will deprecate it. For the time being it is not like that. If scrypt has suddenly stopped working then it is almost certainly the same old problem of having done a system upgrade between versions and that is what has broken scrypt since the cgminer code for it has not changed in many many versions. If you have an older version of cgminer that is still working despite the system upgrade, that is normal - because cgminer caches the old kernel binary (as a .bin file) and the system upgrade can't affect it.

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October 16, 2013, 08:39:08 PM
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Yay windows. At this rate I'll inadvertently completely deprecate windows support  Roll Eyes

Gonna have to think on this. The rewrite started out trying to fix windows but instead linux keeps getting better and windows and osx worse.



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LOL, you want me to deprecate support for other OSes? I've gotta admit, I say that jokingly almost every single day. The reality is that 85% of my downloads from my site are for the windows binaries though. Let's call 3.5.1 the  last stable version for windows for the time being.

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October 16, 2013, 08:40:05 PM
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Hello,

I've updated cgminer to the latest one and now none of my bfl miners work. I get usb errors on all of them.  I'm running it on windows 7. Works fine on 3.4.3.. Any idea what may be wrong?

May not be related but if we changing lib do we have newer winusb to install now?
No, this issue is all in the libusb library built within cgminer.

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October 16, 2013, 08:48:44 PM
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3.6.2 won't even run on Win7:
[2013-10-16 07:08:27] BAS 1 usb write err:(-5) LIBUSB_ERROR_NOT_FOUND
[2013-10-16 07:08:27] BAS1: RequestQueJob failed (err=-5 amt=0)

Works for me.
Totally utterly bizarre. Fine for one person and a completely random error from another. Yay libusb.

The only other ace I have up my sleeve is to go back to the libusb previously used and implement garbage collection to recover the lost memory that it leaks. This will make the binary a heck of a lot larger and probably impossible to run/build on small embedded hardware, so it will have to be for the non-linux versions only. Nothing's impossible, but this is starting to grate more than just a little  Tongue

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October 16, 2013, 09:28:38 PM
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Just fyi, the temp version that you put up a link to after 3.6.1 has been running fine for me for almost two days.  I haven't tried 3.6.2 yet.  I'll do that tonight.
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October 16, 2013, 09:32:59 PM
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Just fyi, the temp version that you put up a link to after 3.6.1 has been running fine for me for almost two days.  I haven't tried 3.6.2 yet.  I'll do that tonight.
See that's odd, cos 3.6.2 should be the same as the temp version, but if you find something different on going to 3.6.2 it may point to a particular problem that isn't related to the libusbx merge. Thanks.

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October 16, 2013, 09:33:28 PM
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On the newest CGMiner 3.6.1 I have an issue on Linux. This problem is on a Raspberry Pi. It wasn't noticeable until I added more jalapeno's.
What happens is this. After running for a while it appears Linux runs out of USB devices. I know the problem is actually my USB devices errors.

The reason this seems like a problem is that when it runs out of devices in 22K shares or so 4 devices will not be working. It happens one at a time until it runs out completely. When it runs out the devices will be back to their initial numbering ex BAJ 7 and zombie. the only fix seems to be to quit cgminer so that it will start over. The hashrate is very low. I assume given enough other errors I would lose all 9.

Since no device was over 3% errors I would have assumed that it wouldn't get disabled as fast as it does. Most errors I notice are in response to a temp request. The reply is in process,0x(something),0x(something)(sometimes a third 0x(something) sometimes 0x00x00x00. At least that is how I remember it. I think that error was on 3.5.1. Current error looks like this
Code:
[2013-10-16 03:33:04] BAJ 28 usb read err:(1) **UNKNOWN**
 [2013-10-16 03:33:04] BAJ28: QueJobStatus failed (err=1 amt=0)
 [2013-10-16 03:33:04] BAJ 28 failure, disabling!

I am not running the newest raspbian. I use one from 2/13. It holds up longer while mining and less frequently locks up the UI.

I have a different problem on Windows. Using a USB 2 or USB 3 hub the error rate is low. Using usb 1  hub I get devices that have accepted in the single digits like 9 to 300+ errors. I will likely pick up a USB 2.0 hub tomorrow. I see this a lot. I don't think its an error though.
Code:
USB BAJ read 2 bugger buffering 2 extra bytes
On the former issue, you've probably run out of semaphores due to the limit being lower on an RPi. Can't remember offhand how to change them but they require a few sysctl options.

On the latter, that's not a bug but just verbose information you can ignore mostly.
It doesn't seem like the windows one is just informational. It starts with CGMiner and stops when the 4 hashing units on my old usb 1 hub stop hashing. It only shows up again when those units restart for their maybe 20 seconds before they stop working again for at least an hour. If it's not important that's ok. But something else is going on and that is all I see.

As far as  the Linux issue I can just have it stop every 800 shares. Script restarts it unless it fails on quit. So far that is only 3 times in 12 hours.

EDIT: replaced usb 1 hub with usb2 hub. happily hashing away now. Win information is gone and units don't stop working after around 20 seconds.

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