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Questions tagged [cpu-mining]

Questions about using CPUs for mining

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CPU does not have AES-NI, which is required

I have a problem. I made it with this tutorial http://fucking-it.com/articles/bitcoin/771-monero-cpu-mining-on-linux In the last step I get this message CPU does not have AES-NI, which is required. ...
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Am i destroying my pc by mining?

I have AMD FX 8350 on msi 970 motherboard. Monero mining seems to be good at 400 H/s. With the stock heat sink and no overclocking will this damage my components or degrade the performance. Will ...
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'monerod status' mining hash rate

Does the monerod status command show the mining hash rate per thread or in total ? eg Height: 1461927/1461927 (100.0%) on mainnet, mining at 50 H/s, net hash 381.26 MH/s, v6, up to date, 9(out)+0(in)...
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Monero cpu mining handling huge number of machines

I am going to cpu farm Monero with hundreds of computers. And they are the computers of our workers in our company. I want to see whenever their machine is on and working for me. Which pool provides ...
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start-mining with monerod doesn't seem to turn on mining

When i start monerod with monerod --start-mining [MY_WALLET_ADDRESS] --mining-threads 1 --bg-mining-enable --bg-mining-ignore-battery --detach I get : global src/daemon/main.cpp:279 Monero '...
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Mining from monero-wallett-cli

I have a question about mining with moderod. If I mine from monerod, I must specify wallet address and cpu core to use, but if I mine from monero-wallet-cli, a 'start_mining' command is enough. So, ...
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Claymore Mining (CANNOT ALLOCATE MEMORY)

I recently started using Claymore Miner CPU. I've set up everything and it runs fine, it just runs in slow mode. At the beginning of mining it says: "CANNNOT ALLOCATE MEMORY! Error #103-1-1" I use ...
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XMR-stack optimization. beginner troubles

I am currently using the latest version of XMR-stak that self-sets-up, but I am only seeing a hash-rate of around 100 H/s. Here are my system specs: laptop: Lenovo Y50 touch processor: Intel Core ...
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How to know when does I get paid from mining Monero

I just started to mining Monero, using Claymore v3.8. Via CPU. With my very weak knowledge of mining, I just want to see a "payment" so can be sure that I am not mining for nothing. I am using ...
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What is the password for monero.hashvault.pro pool?

Hello this is probably a stupid question but. I set up some xmrig miners with this config: { "pools": [ { "url": "pool.monero.hashvault.pro:5555", "user" :"xxxxxxmygui-wallet-address", "pass" : "...
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Money not received in Exchange from Wallet

So i sent out some coin to an exchange from my monero gui wallet. Sent it at 8:23 this morning and it is now 10 pm and i still havent gotten it on my exchange. It was set to x1 priority and as far as ...
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Solomining if not fully synced yet?

I have an active daemon but get the message 'status-not mining' yet the sync progress seems to be upticking. Very slowly. Is there a sync routine before a mining routine in Monero?
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Setting XMR-STAK as startup service in Ubuntu 16.04

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 as VMWare Virtual Machine. Downloaded xmr-stak-portbin-linux.tar.gz. I created a xmr.service file in /lib/systemd/system/ [Unit] Description=xmr After=network.target [...
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Monero CPU mining, how much memory to include in a new build

I would like to try Monero CPU mining on a new Linux box I would like to build. More memory the better for CryptoNight algorithm, right? Is there an upper limit at a point where more memory is not ...
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Mining drops to 0 H/s for hour

I am mining monero by xmr-stak-cpu on pool pool.supportxmr.com:5555. My problem is that hashrate sometimes crash to 0 H/s for about hour while CPU usage still be about 99%. At the time in log appears ...
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XMR cpu mining importance of number of threads?

I am using xmrig as my miner. You can see the details in this link. I am mining XMR with my cpu with more than one computer. And I've decided to check the results of my two different pcs' ...
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mining at 0 H/s

I need some help pleaseI'm using a HP 6000 Pro Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0Ghz PC. The blockchain is fully synced and everything looks good, but when I issue a 'status' command in the running monerod, I'm ...
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CPU getting more hash than GPU

I have Intel Xeon CPU E3-1271 v3 @ 3.60 GHz and a Nvidia Quadro K620 GPU. Windows 7 SP1 OS. xmr-stak-cpu is giving a hashrate of more than 300 H/s on the CPU. Whereas xmr-stak-nvidia is giving ...
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Doing both CPU and GPU mining on a machine?

Is it possible for two miner softwares to be running on a machine? One doing CPU mining, other doing NVIDIA GPU mining? Can you share the names of the miners you use and the little about the hardware ...
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How to implement a java script version of monero CPU miner

Coin-hive.com implements a java-script version of monero cpu miner. Which we can insert on our website to mine monero through the users CPU power. Can Someone provide me leads on how this works on the ...
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Compile any miner into assembly for WebAssembly

I am trying to push my own skill way beyond what I should. I'm a moderate web developer with years of experience, but I've recently become more active with code running faster in the browser, which ...
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Why can't a pool find block after the hard fork

I know that it's my problem, but I don't have any idea what happened. Here are my pool stats(private pool): Here are the stats before the fork: Early on, all was good. A few days before the hard ...
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Compile (or download binary) XMR-STAK-CPU for armv8

I rented - as an experiment - a dedicated ARMv8 server. I trying to compile xmr-stak-cpu. I am running into the same issues as mentioned in: https://github.com/fireice-uk/xmr-stak-cpu/issues/102. Is ...
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xmr stack cpu closes without any error

When I open the program it simply closes without returning any messages. What can I do? Intel Xeon CPU E5-2640 v3 2.60Ghz Windows Server 2008 R2
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Low hashrate on some CPU instances

I have currently 30 CPU instances running minerd on Ubuntu (for XMR). Not all instances have the same CPU, but some of the instances have "Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2650L v4 @ 1.70GHz". These instances ...
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Installed the monero gui client for windows. How do I join a pool to mine?

IS there a step by step tutorial on how to join a monero pool to cpu mine? I just installed the monero desktop client for windows.
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Mining with monerod vs xmr-stak-cpu

The Monero website explains how to set up xmr-stak-cpu to mine Monero, though monerod already has built-in mining ability. Please explain what the differences are between these two miners, and which ...
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Help to Setup a Monero mining farm $4000 Budget

After to try some pools and alt cryptocoins by some weeks, I'm now really serious about to make a Monero farm because I believe in this potential, Monero is Awesome! Today I mine in DwarfPool, just ...
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Invalid config file for xmr-stack-amd

I am using Linux Mint and my processor is AMD A10-7860K Radeon R7 CPU. I have installed xmr-stack-amd and have got to the stage where I can start it. However, I have not been able to successfully edit ...
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How can I see my hash rate?

I am solo mining using monerod. When I run './monerod show_hr', I am told 'Hash Rate Logging is on', but I can't find the files. Where are they stored in Ubuntu 14.04? Also, is it possible to ...
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Is there a benchmark results for mining with monero using different cpu and gpu's? [duplicate]

Is there a list of how much each cpu or gpu can hash when mining monero? I read that cpu is better at mining monero than gpu.
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CPU and GPU Mining

Can you mine using your CPU and GPU? When I am running ccminer GPU for nVidia, the program is only using the GPU to mine. Thank you,
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Physical vs. virtual mining

Which would be better, many physical servers mining or one virtual machine running on openstack and adding hardware as you go? Thanks.
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Problem starting mining using Monero GUI wallet? (“Couldn't start mining”)

I thought I could do some mining in the background when I write code. I downloaded Monero wallet, but it says 'Couldnt start mining', nothing else. Do I have firewall settings wrong or what? Daemon ...
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Is a 50-60 H/s hashing speed normal for an Intel Core i5 4200?

I was trying to mine Monero using my CPU. I am getting a speed of about 50-60 H/s. Is this speed normally what you get while mining using CPU? I am on an Intel Core i5 4200 CPU.
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How do i statically build Wolfs cpuminer-multi?

The miner is : https://github.com/OhGodAPet/cpuminer-multi The question is how do i do a static build which would allow me to compile the miner only once and run it on several diffrent machines. Im ...
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How to install CryptoNote-Lite pool mining software on macOS?

I want to pool mine Aeon with a CPU on macOS. How do install a CryptoNote-Lite miner? Preferably using open-source where I can compile myself (procedure needed).
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Monero mining speed?

Helo Everyone: I started mining a few days ago from several of my computers (CPU). I joined moneropool.com, my question is why sometimes when I check my stats on their website it says that I'm mining ...
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Hash rate of CPU is the same as that of GPU

My GPU:gtx1050ti My cpu: ryzen 5 1500x Both of them have a same H/s of 320. I'm using xmr-stack for both. Nvidia version for GPU and CPU for CPU. Why is it so?
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how to cpu mine on arch linux after installing monero-v0.10.3.1?

I use Arch Linux and installed monero-v0.10.3.1, started monerod and also created a wallet. How can I start CPU mining? Do I need additional tools?
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Several good CPUs with a very bad hash

I have a question. I have 5 good machines mining Monero. In average each machine give me about 300H/s. So if I have 5 machines, I am suppose to have 1500 H/s. I am not doing solo mining but I am ...
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Hiding TCP traffic for Monero miners

Using Wireshark I have noticed that the stratum protocols transmits the JSON strings without encryption. Is the amount of network traffic high when mining monero? Is it possible that the continuos tcp ...
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How to create my own miner?

I am thinking to create my own miner for Monero just for research purpose and understand how is the mining process. First of all, I red the cn008 document and I understand almost everything but I don'...
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Descriptive tutorial on mining Monero and information on files as per “Monero-v0.10.3.1”

It will be very grateful, if someone can post the descriptive tutorial on installing Monero (solo and pool) from scratch with the explanation around different files as per "Monero-v0.10.3.1.Zip." ...
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Where can I find a tutorial on how to mine with Monero?

I would like to mine monero with my i7 cpu or do I need a gpu? Is there a good tutorial on how to go about mining monero?
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Xmr Stak CPU Miner Socket Error

Testing out the new XMR Stak Miner, currently using Wolf's CPU miners. I'm on Ubuntu 16.04, and the build works as in the README, setup the config for my address, and fixed the memory alloc issue here ...
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Are [solo] mining yield calculations like dice or playing card calculations?

If I want to know how many times I need to roll a die in order to have a given chance of seeing at least one six, I can use the formula: n = (log(1 - s))/(log(1 - p)) where n is the required number ...
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Step by step guide on how to connect to peers

I am using the command line wallet, and mining on my PC. The daemon says I have '8+0 connections', which I believe is the default. I believe this means I am connected to 8 nodes, but no one is ...
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How can I mine continuously?

Is there a way to keep "start_mining 2" mining continuously? If so, what command can I use? I started "start_mining 2" yesterday, left for work and came home and mining appeared to have stopped. ...
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CPU Miner for Mac OSX?

I'm new to the Monero community, but I've successfully mined many other cryptocurrencies. After a couple hours of digging, I could not find a pre-built CPU miner for OSX. Could someone point me in the ...