Feathercoin wallet solo mining dogecoin
This stores your local miner info so you can get credit for mining off of your local host address. You need to create this file by first finding the folder it goes in. It should be hidden in the appdata folder. Then once you have found the folder for the particular coin you want to mine create a text file and name it bitcoin. Bitcoin's port is , some coins have a port they usually use.
Though any random unused port can be used. So any random set of numbers that are free on local host. You will need to open your wallet first in server mode. To do this go to the folder where you start your wallet. Where the exe file is. A share is like a lottery ticket, or a piece of work created and counted by a pool. Whether you solo mine or use a pool, you hash shares. Shares have no worth unless a pool is counting them to calculate your payout, or you find a 'lucky' share, and when that happens solo mining it means you've found a block.
What's the difference between bfgminer and cgminer? Both are very similar, but bfgminer officially supports Mac OS X, while cgminer conflicts with the native usb serial drivers on Mac OS If MacMiner shows Accepted shares that's a good sign, but the best way to find out is on your pool website. If bfgminer says it doesn't detect the device and the miner settings panel is set up to use it, try cgminer and vice versa.
The pool is configured to start you mining at difficulty. The pool supports difficulty setting inside your password. DOGE address , where xxxxxxx can be any positive integer value.
The new diff can be used when you are renting equipment which requires higher difficulty setting, or you need your diff to be exactly power of two or whatever other reason you might have. You can use this simple formula to find out your starting difficulty: To be on a safe side you can use next power of two integer value, which is: Unless there is no particular reason please do not set your diff inside password string.
The pool auto adjusts per instance difficulty to maintain a share rate of approximately 3 shares per 10 seconds. The new diff feature sets your worker min difficulty limit also. Poll will not adjust your worker diff below it. The current worker difficulty is available on workers page.