However, if you are using Linux or OS X, the litecoin line arguments ie: Now not all graphic cards support mining but litecoin you purchased a medium range or better mining the last years you should cgminer able to mine. For those that intend to mine with GPUs, or USB mining devicescgminer is the program to use and can be mining from the developer's website — unless, that is, you're a Mac user, in which case you will find some unofficial binaries here. Setup Possible is a Nonprofit Organization with a setup to connect offline learners to the world's knowledge. Cgminer list from here: This tutorial is a compliment to the Cgminer-Linux tutorial. Posted May 1, at 9:
Try this command if the card is driving a monitor and see what happens. Hi, I'm using 1. Make sure you're worker names and passwords are correct. Compare the hash rates shown in the terminal windows for each of your mining programs and you should see at least a five-times difference in hashing speed. Guest - Adriaan Permalink.
Brought it litecoin to cgminer characters, and the error went away and I'm mining. Setup an account Go to Register if you haven't already created an account. I mining that helps! I haven't tested one myself, but I'm hoping to get one to review soon. I would like to receive the following emails: In comparing Windows, and Linux for mining purposes. Posted April 14, at 9:
Then we may be able to help. PS, this thread talks about how to manage gpu engine and fan speeds, how to determine which command in the config file is driving which gpu, how to manage heat and temperature, and provides a sample config file. Disclaimer, I posted the thread, so I'm biased, but I think it contains good and relevant info. If your run Windows 8, there is a free app in the store! After installation you put your password and worker name in and voila! Imafia, that's a very,very slow card, practically impossible for you to get credited..
You'll be better off hashing with your cpu.. I have installed Windows 7 64bit, cgminer 3. There is a 64 bit version of the miner. Dos but right now, my PC scan said there's a problem with my minerd. I have seen minerd used in malware to hijack a computer and make it part of a mining botnet. You will have to make an exception for it in your anti-virus. The command you have to run it looks right to me though.
To check which version of windows you have in terms of system architecture , right click computer and select properties. Under system type it will say 32 or 64 bit. Oh I see you have Windows XP, not sure if those instructions will work. You can also look for a subfolder under C: I have to make an exception for it in my anti-virus?? It doesn't mean you got hijacked it just means that some AV brands have added minerd to their definitions since it is being used maliciously.
You will need to figure out how to tell the AV that you want it and not to delete it or quarantine it and probably restore it from quarantine at this point. All Windows versions have C: The only reason I asked is because your batch file command indicates you are trying to run the 32 bit version C: If you had 64 bit windows then your problem could be version related but it doesn't sound like it. You do not need the mining proxy. You will be up and mining right away after doing this.
No need to include any special comands either unless you want to try and tweak the miner for better results. Though you may want to change the userpass to your own where the first bit Drakona. Otherwise your mining for me which I don't really mind if anyone wants to do that too.
Hi, I'm using 1. What is the correct gridseed config to mine only FTC? I'm currently logged in to port: Toggle navigation GMC Forum. Categories Discussions Sign In. October edited October in Miner Configs. Here is a beginners guide on how to setup your mining software. I will just be addressing getting the miners started and hashing away.
First on the to do list to to get yourself an account with Give-Me-Coins. This is a fairly straight forward experience much like signing up to any forum website, hopefully by getting to this guide you have been able to create an account. Follow the above link to find links to download the software.
I would recommend downloading these to your desktop. Open up notepad on your computer and type the following:. You need to change the extension of the file, to make sure, you save as "All Files" and then replace the. This turns the file into a Command Line file that will read what is in the file and execute it thus starting your CGMiner. Minerd appears to start straight in scrypt mode which is handy given that is really all you would be using a CPU to mine if at all: October edited October I'll show you how to output a log file from cgminer if people are having trouble launching cgminer.
While it is up and running, use the command line and when I run it the window open and closed immediately. Is that changing something in the litecoin. Rename your newly created file to "coinat. Right click on "coinat. Do not forget to change the file path C: This step is very important and can require quite some time to squeeze out the last hash of your graphics card. Go to Mining hardware comparison to see what other miners use for their graphics cards. Some times it requires to tweak the settings even more, because every system is different.
Open your batch file again and paste the settings NOTE: Make sure "--scrypt" is included in the parameters list! Its a reward for including transactions of other users into a new block. That's alot to take in, but thanks for the explanation d3rrial Can you let it mine while you are doing other thing's on the Pc such as gaming? I read that it will damage your hardware Is it even worth doing if you only have 1 computer to mine with? You can do it while gaming, but you have to set the intensity down by a lot which decreases mining performance drastically and your gaming performance won't be very smooth either.
Your GPU will still survive well beyond the manufacturer warranty time, if your case has good airflow and you can keep the card relatively cool. I will soon buy another 2 R9 s just for mining, so I would hope that it pays out.
Originally Posted by d3rrial. I did kill both of my cards yesterday tho, probably by setting powertune to 20, which is unhealthy apparently. Hope this helps Also an interesting pool was recommended to me: At the moment this is more profitable than litecoin mining. You might want to take a look into it. I'm using Windows 8. Currently I would also recommend to not mine Litecoin, but go on the pool " Cryptologik " this pool is mining several different currencies and automatically sells them for bitcoin once you have reached a threshold you set.
This is usually more profitable than just mining Litecoins.
Miner Configuration. Note: GPU mining is strongly discouraged at this point (see here), as it is both unprofitable and hard to set up correctly. This page will provide you with a script to get you started with Litecoin mining. Remember that Litecoin mining is very different from Bitcoin mining, and usually requires much more. Now the mining software of choice is set up, you will see various statistics scrolling across your command line terminal. If you are using cgminer, you will see more information than you would with cpuminer. In the case of the former, you will see information about the currency and the mining pool, as well as about your. 4 Oct How to configure Cgminer to mine bitcoin, and litecoin. System details.