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Questions tagged [cpu-mining]

Questions about using CPUs for mining

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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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Can you mine on an Ubuntu USB drive using xmr-stak-cpu with no swapfile or swap partition?

I have about 90 systems CPU mining on Ubuntu with xmr-stak-cpu compiled. Basically I made a master copy of a flash drive that I compiled xmr-stak-cpu on, configured it, and then cloned it to the other ...
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Trying to better understand monero mining

I'm attempting to write a monero miner in PHP (I know PHP). I'm not after hashing speed I'm after understanding what is happening. I have looked over the "CRYPTONOTE STANDARD 008" document that ...
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Is there a pool that will tell you the real time shares you've submitted?

I'm trying some mining on my MacBook Pro. Although I don't expect to make any money, I was curious if the software I'm using is actually submitting the shares it is reporting. Is there a pool that ...
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Newbie questions about XMRig

Can one Monero wallet be used to receive results from XMRig installed on 20 (or more) computers? Should the json file on each computer contain the same data? May I use XMRig in Whonix? What the best ...
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Non-WebAssembly browser miner?

I'm trying to find a javascript-based Monero minero (or another coin I suppose would be OK), which does not require WebAssembly. So far the only person I have seen figure this out is CryptoNoter, but ...
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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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CPU at 100% while the CPU miner is off

My CPU is being maxed at 100% due to system interupts. I am not using the CPU to mine as it is a celeron(newest model). I am running 6 GPUs barely, there seems to be a bottle neck im thinking due to ...
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Floating point exception during mining (monerod)

I have a strange error during mining. I'm running solo miner on AMD K10 (Phenom 9650). It is not for profit, more or less, it is for experiments. Anyway, I was able to sync the everything and mining ...
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How and where to provide test hash input for XMRig Monero CPU miner and make the cryptonight algorithm to run?

I checked our this Monero hash test in this post: Where can I find some test inputs and outputs for the CryptoNight (Monero PoW) hash algorithm? This site has test hash inputs: https://github.com/...
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The details about interactive protocol and operational principle of XMR mining?

what is the diffence and connection with project Monero and Xmrig(or xmr-stak) ? I can't find any help handbook about the details of interactive protocol between miner and the mining pool , could you ...
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Trying to start Monero Solo mining and get generic error

I just wanted to try and see if my pc could even mine and if so, how good would it be. Because it is all I can afford. I have a AMD FX837-CPU with 32 gig of memory. I have the Monero wallet open and ...
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How to reset xmr-stak-cpu on macOS?

I'm new to cryptocurrency mining. I am currently mining with a mac. I encountered a problem using xmr-stak-cpu, which i entered wrong details about the pool, i tried deleting the config but the ...
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How much faster is a Threadripper 1950X vs a Vega 64 graphics card mining Monero?

How much faster is the Vega 64 vs a Threadripper 1950x? And what is the power consumption of each?