Tag: mining-technical-details

25 How does AsicBoost work? 2016-04-02T00:42:32.007

21 What is the extraNonce? 2012-10-13T01:28:36.410

14 What are ASIC miners actually doing? 2013-11-20T09:53:23.523

14 How do mining pools work? 2014-02-07T03:58:37.160

13 relationship between bitcoin miner and verification of transactions 2013-04-09T03:40:41.553

13 What is SPV mining, and how did it (inadvertently) cause the fork after BIP66 was activated? 2015-07-06T18:57:16.187

9 Whats the process of Creating a Block on the BlockChain 2013-01-28T04:41:21.483

9 Want to write my own solo cpu bitcoin miner 2015-06-08T19:41:28.397

7 How does a miner perform hashing? 2012-10-19T21:24:36.513

7 How is it that concurrent miners do not subvert each other's work? 2015-01-21T17:47:39.917

7 When does a miner decide to stop collecting transactions and start calculating hashes to try to win? 2015-09-05T03:16:17.947

6 Cheating on pooled mining 2013-06-10T06:35:26.660

6 What happens to extinct blockchains, and transactions inside of them? 2013-08-01T14:14:42.940

6 Probablity Distribution of mining 2014-05-12T18:28:38.783

5 Getwork - can the miner increment timestamp? 2012-02-10T05:28:49.563

5 Miner speed conversion 2012-04-18T22:09:43.790

5 What are the internal details of GetWork() .. the foundation of Bitcoin mining? 2012-09-20T16:18:14.073

5 mining with one client on multiple mining pool 2013-02-27T23:51:37.077

5 What is the difference in hashing algorithm between bitcoin and litecoin? 2013-05-06T23:32:52.540

5 Do miners have to hold all the blocks in memory? 2013-05-21T19:10:57.077

5 Visualize Bitcoin Hashing 2015-05-08T15:25:40.323

5 How are eth transaction faster than btc? 2017-11-30T17:35:11.987

4 How soon does bitcoind incorporate locally solved blocks into its 'getwork' output? 2012-02-25T04:19:00.093

4 What are midstate and hash1 used for in mining? 2012-10-10T19:56:05.157

4 Is my idea of getwork protocol for bitminer right? 2013-01-07T22:28:38.383

4 A full/multi nonce range search or just a partial range search? 2013-04-17T00:35:18.800

4 Intrinsically useful proof-of-work using Mersenne or Fermat numbers factorization. Could it be possible? 2013-06-14T23:18:51.083

4 SHA256 Implementation Gate Equivalent 2013-08-01T18:22:45.770

4 What happens when the nonce field overflows? 2013-08-27T12:17:06.600

4 how exactly was the original coefficient for difficulty determined? 2013-10-16T07:02:32.490

4 Which coins can butterfly-labs miners mine 2013-12-15T14:15:10.250

4 How to tell who mined a bitcoin? 2014-03-02T18:23:25.537

4 How hard is it to alter a block after it was found? 2014-10-30T01:42:38.423

4 Why does the daemon require peers in order to start mining? 2014-11-19T01:39:11.687

4 If block sizes go up, won't sigop limits have to change too? 2015-01-23T07:00:21.937

4 Why does an adversary have to control 50% of the computing power to double spend? 2015-02-16T05:17:46.067

3 Bitcoin mining algorithm 2013-05-31T02:45:28.613

3 How much does system RAM matter for Litecoin mining? 2013-06-27T12:32:09.773

3 What values are hashed in the SHA-256 algorithm, and what would be the next iteration until a possible header is found? 2013-11-12T20:45:06.583

3 In pooled mining, what is pdiff, bdiff and ldiff? 2014-04-06T10:18:14.633

3 Why don't any of the SHA-256 vulnerabilities matter for mining? 2014-11-12T05:34:01.143

2 Bitcoin pool and getwork data validity 2012-01-23T02:38:07.300

2 How to generate PPCoins using Proof of Stake? 2013-04-05T08:29:04.767

2 Does the nonce have to be a number? 2013-04-23T17:03:20.690

2 test cases for hash algorithm anywhere? 2013-05-20T20:15:04.153

2 How does the block discovery rate of a mining rig relate to the overall computing power of the network? 2013-07-02T17:51:37.590

2 How do transactions fit into mining? 2013-07-03T14:00:25.493

2 Cheating ASICs and Mining Software 2013-11-29T05:06:43.850

2 Anyone successfully mining bitcoins in Testnet3? 2013-12-05T18:52:15.887

2 What happens to a miner's work when they restart? 2013-12-06T01:25:25.940

2 Can a miner refuse it's reward? 2014-01-11T11:13:43.687

2 Where is the code that specifies when a block is released? 2014-03-08T17:48:52.673

2 Is there an up-to-date professional analysis of different "mining shield" technologies? 2014-03-22T07:02:50.810

2 If more than one coin did the "mini-blockchain" proposal, would that make the weaker coin vulnerable? 2014-03-28T05:59:23.343

2 How do pool server's handle multiple workers sharing one connection with Stratum protocol 2014-07-10T15:51:21.880

2 Has the nonce used in mining been sized? 2014-11-27T17:25:19.647

2 Why does the bitcoin mining code have the same if statement twice? 2014-12-04T21:41:11.430

2 Which function is called to mine a block, broadcast the newly mined block & receive a newly mined block? 2015-05-12T19:44:12.817

2 Where can I find the structure and layout of what exactly gets hashed by miners? 2015-09-29T15:35:14.623

2 Mining , hash and Nonce 2015-10-06T10:48:56.957

2 Could a miner set a maximium transaction fee rate? 2021-01-22T02:03:35.470

1 What mining parameters are not modifiable with ASIC miners? 2013-02-06T05:31:10.133

1 Find the midstate of an already mined block 2013-06-03T10:55:54.573

1 H-not-zero errors 2013-07-28T08:07:12.877

1 Purpose of unique header in block hashing algorithm 2013-08-28T22:39:23.333

1 if a coinbase reward isn't fully spent, can the coins ever be recovered? 2013-09-16T15:16:57.053

1 How to hash data from 'getblocktemplate' request 2013-09-19T02:50:47.477

1 Difference between coinbaseaux.flags vs. coinbasetxn.data? 2013-09-23T02:50:27.393

1 Why do we need a mining speed above 4.3Ghash/s? 2013-10-21T21:07:24.260

1 Can't we use all the mining/processing power to calculate useful stuff? 2013-11-21T20:44:00.873

1 Litecoin getwork specification, endianness 2014-01-02T18:00:04.857

1 When mining with 2 computers, do I need to use 2 separate wallets addresses? 2014-01-05T21:39:51.783

1 isn't miner collusion rational? 2014-02-15T16:27:27.957

1 Given the current hashing powers, what do pools actually do in practice? 2014-05-13T07:20:59.817

1 Explain this comment on nNonce from the bitcoin miner.cpp source? 2014-12-02T00:06:06.133

1 What is the most lightweight proof-of-work algorithm? 2015-04-28T13:07:46.020

1 Do Miners have to get below the Target or the Bits value? 2016-04-14T11:16:41.197

1 Bitcoin mining algorithm - target - Java 2016-07-27T19:08:54.840

1 Sorry newbie, I dont get the PoS block creation, to much contradiction 2018-11-26T01:28:16.260

0 Which miners support generating their own midstate? 2012-02-16T02:24:16.933

0 Changing the first payout address when a reward + fees is generated 2012-12-13T14:49:21.250

0 Mining: GetWork, Get Nonce, ???, Submit Hash? 2013-04-24T07:30:05.673

0 Bitcoin block hashing algorithm. nonce 2013-11-17T07:52:00.307

0 Question solved by bitcoin miners 2013-12-01T01:34:53.897

0 Bitcoin Miner Pseudo code 2013-12-01T03:55:37.013

0 In Stratum protocol, whether the miners know the mining address? 2014-01-14T07:44:58.143

0 How Is Block Assembled? 2014-05-12T14:42:31.297

0 Should mining.notify.merkle_branches contain the coinbase transaction or not? 2014-05-17T11:23:02.703

0 Bitcoin Mining using an iPhone? 2017-12-17T13:35:46.030

0 Debug Bitcoin Core Mining 2018-01-18T09:58:32.547

0 How do Bitcoin clients/miners verify balances quickly? 2020-11-12T08:08:52.823

0 Regardless of how bad it is for the network, wouldn't mining an empty block be signifigantly less work? 2021-02-20T16:10:22.460

-1 Has anyone verified what your CPU is being used to do when it "mines" for bitcoins? 2014-09-17T10:35:22.863

-2 Why can't just any hash be used for a block? 2013-04-24T09:16:55.150

-2 Are ASIC miners going to be depreciated due to it overtaking much of the network power in the future? 2013-07-11T17:00:50.043