Questions tagged [mining-technical-details]

Questions regarding the technical details of mining such as blockheader assembly, or details in the mining algorithm. Questions about the conceptual nature of mining should be tagged with [mining-theory].

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Research on difficulty algorithm

A new difficulty algorithm is said to be researched in https://getmonero.org/design-goals/, with a new MRL paper underway. I see nothing new on https://github.com/monero-project/research-lab/ about ...
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Does the receiver need to be online in order to complete a transaction?

By reading Crypto-Note paper, I see that there is a diffie-helman key exchange. To that end, does the receiver need to be online to complete that key-exchange? Thanks.
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Answer to pool request

For educational purposes I wrote a program which performs the Cryptonight hash on some input. I verified my results using this "online-hasher" https://xmr.llcoins.net/slowhash.html . Since I had some ...
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Why is monero mined coins called tail emissions? Why not just call it "mined coins"?

Coming from bitcoin, its confusing to use new terminology sometimes. Why is it called tail-emissions vs just calling it coins mined?
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What is the maximum possible value of nonce

What is the maximum possible value of nonce and the maximum possible size of nonce in randomx
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What is the probability that a nonce is a solution for the block

What is the probability that a nonce is a solution for the block . In the sense how many times we have to change nonce to solve the block
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which function can be used for verifying hashes in RandomX

greetings need help unable to find function for light mode verification for hashes in RandomX source
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How light mode maintains memory time product

How does exactly light mode in RX maintains memory time product.
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Is cache always reinitialized when the verification input is changed in light mode of rx

Is cache always reinitialized when verification input is changed in light mode of RX
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how RANDOMX_CACHE_ACCESSES parameter increases at product of light mode

do really fast & light mode execute same code and how RANDOMX_CACHE_ACCESSES determines at product of light mode . how superscalar pipelines instruction & simulates vm. what is significance of ...
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Unable to understand the difference between some keywords and functions with RandomX

I am unable to understand what the reference CPU is, the SuperScaler hash program and the VM of RandomX. How the programs are run on the RXVM. What is the role of SuperScaler.
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