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gridseed device users update

Hey everyone,

Sorry for the slow progress on this. Please download the latest MacMiner and use the included bfgminer or GPU/FPGA/ASIC windows

then try running GPU window set to scrypt with the manual flag


-S dualminer:all
for 1 chip devices

or

-S gridseed:all
for 5 chip devices

over clock with 
--set-device gridseed:clock=850


Please let us know how you get on!

Comments

  • I'm getting:

    ModMiner detect: no response to version request from /dev/cu.usbmodem1d1161


  • ah, please try

    -S dualminer:all

    or

    -S gridseed:all

    It seems to be confused by the device type
  • Now I'm getting:

     [2014-04-16 01:07:46] No devices detected!

     [2014-04-16 01:07:46] Waiting for devices

     [2014-04-16 01:07:46] Probing for an alive pool

     [2014-04-16 01:07:46] Testing pool stratum+tcp://multi.pandapool.info:3032

     [2014-04-16 01:07:46] HTTP request failed: Protocol stratum+tcp not supported or disabled in libcurl

     [2014-04-16 01:07:47] Stratum authorisation success for pool 0

     [2014-04-16 01:07:47] Pool 0 stratum+tcp://multi.pandapool.info:3032 alive

     [2014-04-16 01:07:47] 0 cpu miner threads started, using SHA256 'fastauto' algorithm.

     [2014-04-16 01:07:47] API running in IP access mode on port 4028

     [2014-04-16 01:07:48] Network difficulty changed to 1 ( 9.90Mh/s)

     [2014-04-16 01:07:48] New block: ...93dd52be8682b502 diff 1 ( 9.90Mh/s)

     [2014-04-16 01:07:48] New block: ...0912d69d #831611 diff 1 ( 9.90Mh/s)

     [2014-04-16 01:07:48] Stratum from pool 0 detected new block

     [2014-04-16 01:08:01] New block: ...d368202d #831612 diff 1 ( 9.90Mh/s)

     [2014-04-16 01:08:01] Stratum from pool 0 detected new block


    by using

    -S gridseed:all

  • how about 
    -S dualminer:all

    ? I think that's the one for USB stick miners
  • does it matter that I'm using the 5 chip?
  • it's still worth trying dualminer:all as it's not well documented yet - have you set it up the CPU miner way for scrypt yet? That definitely works but this is still yet to be tested.
  • yeah cpu miner works well just annoying that i can't see the hashrate :-/
  • Any ETA when we can have a version of Mac Miner that allows multiple gridseeds and shows hashrate?
  • Still hoping this bfgminer will allow both - I just realised (sorry for being an idiot) you should have tried with the GPU window and also set it to use scrypt :S
  • This is working in the latest version :)
  • it works! now how do I do different usernames for each device?
  • edited May 2014
    and I can't seem to set the freq, the hash rate is low. here's my flags: bfgminer -o stratum+tcp://us1.coinking.io:7777 -u kameronjm.1 -p x -S noauto -S gridseed:all --set-device gridseed:clock=850 --scrypt

  • you mean put different devices on different pools? 

    you should see something in the log about the over clock flags, whether it's working or not. Can you post the beginning/anything relevant from that please? The syntax looks right but I know luke-jr has changed it in the past, if that one is failing maybe try 

    --set-device gridseed:clock=x850
  •  ST:27  F:0  NB:6  AS:0  BW:[ 29/ 12 B/s]  E:0.00  I:  238mBTC/hr  BS:17m

     0            |   0.0/ 12.2/228.4kh/s | A:11 R:0+0(none) HW:0/none

    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

     GSD 0:       |   0.0/  2.4/123.7kh/s | A: 6 R:0+0(none) HW:0/none

     GSD 1:       |   0.0/  2.4/  0.0kh/s | A: 0 R:0+0(none) HW:0/none

     GSD 2:       |   0.0/  2.4/ 20.6kh/s | A: 1 R:0+0(none) HW:0/none

     GSD 3:       |   0.0/  2.4/ 82.4kh/s | A: 4 R:0+0(none) HW:0/none

     GSD 4:       |   0.0/  2.4/  0.0kh/s | A: 0 R:0+0(none) HW:0/none


  • and i meant putting a different worker for each device
  • Oh right at the Terminal please run with the extra flag -T to remove the text interface and give better log information (or use MacMiner ;)

    to do a different worker for each device you'd have to run a different instance for each of them, but I'm not sure why you'd want to unless they're on contracts!
  • KameronMyers$ ./bfgminer -o stratum+tcp://us1.coinking.io:7777 -u kameronjm.1 -p x -S noauto -S gridseed:all --set-device gridseed:clock=x850 -T

     [2014-05-09 19:12:29] Started bfgminer 3.99.0                    

     [2014-05-09 19:12:29] Loaded configuration file /Volumes/Macintosh HD/Users/KameronMyers/.bfgminer/bfgminer.conf                    

     [2014-05-09 19:12:31] Pool 0 priority changed from 3 to 1                    

     [2014-05-09 19:12:31] Probing for an alive pool                    

     [2014-05-09 19:12:32] Switching to pool 1 stratum+tcp://us1.coinking.io:7777 - first alive pool                    

     [2014-05-09 19:12:32] Pool 1 is hiding block contents from us                    

     [2014-05-09 19:12:32] Pool 2 stratum+tcp://us1.coinking.io:7777 alive                    

     [2014-05-09 19:12:32] Network difficulty changed to 43 (313.7M)                    

     [2014-05-09 19:12:32] Switching to pool 2 stratum+tcp://us1.coinking.io:7777                    

     [2014-05-09 19:12:32] Stratum from pool 1 detected new block                    

     [2014-05-09 19:12:32] Pool 2 is hiding block contents from us                    

     [2014-05-09 19:12:42] Network difficulty changed to 43 (313.8M)                    

     [2014-05-09 19:12:42] Stratum from pool 2 detected new block                    

     [2014-05-09 19:12:43] Pool 2 stale share detected, submitting as user requested                    

     [2014-05-09 19:12:43] Rejected 00b64543 GSD 0a pool 2 Diff 5m/976µ (Job '476b' not found)                     

     [2014-05-09 19:12:45] Accepted 03ffd182 GSD 0e pool 2 Diff 976µ/976µ                     

     [2014-05-09 19:12:45] Accepted 00bf0a90 GSD 1c pool 2 Diff 5m/976µ                     

     [2014-05-09 19:12:46] Accepted 002c6e81 GSD 0e pool 2 Diff 22m/976µ                     

     [2014-05-09 19:12:47] Accepted 020c0016 GSD 1e pool 2 Diff 1m/976µ                     

     [2014-05-09 19:12:48] Network difficulty changed to 43 (314.0M)                    

     [2014-05-09 19:12:48] Stratum from pool 2 detected new block                    

     [2014-05-09 19:12:48] Rejected 00c842c2 GSD 0d pool 2 Diff 4m/976µ (Job '476c' not found)                     

     [2014-05-09 19:12:52] Accepted 0328f76f GSD 2d pool 2 Diff 1m/976µ                     

     [2014-05-09 19:13:00] Pool 0 is hiding block contents from us                    

     [2014-05-09 19:13:00] Pool 0 stratum+tcp://us-east.multipool.us:7777 alive                    

     [2014-05-09 19:13:00] Network difficulty changed to 360 ( 2.59G)                    

     [2014-05-09 19:13:00] Stratum from pool 0 detected new block                    

     [2014-05-09 19:13:07] Network difficulty changed to 43 (313.4M)                    

     [2014-05-09 19:13:10] Accepted 03a44a63 GSD 3e pool 2 Diff 1m/976µ                     

     [2014-05-09 19:13:10] Accepted 00e212df GSD 0c pool 2 Diff 4m/976µ                     

     [2014-05-09 19:13:11] Accepted 005c635a GSD 2c pool 2 Diff 10m/976µ                     

     [2014-05-09 19:13:13] Accepted 0069ea73 GSD 0a pool 2 Diff 9m/976µ                     

     [2014-05-09 19:13:14] Accepted 0226f4ac GSD 1e pool 2 Diff 1m/976µ                     

     [2014-05-09 19:13:15] Accepted 034be76e GSD 3e pool 2 Diff 1m/976µ                     

     [2014-05-09 19:13:17] Accepted 02be47a6 GSD 3c pool 2 Diff 1m/976µ                     

     [2014-05-09 19:13:19] Network difficulty changed to 43 (313.5M)                    

     [2014-05-09 19:13:19] Stratum from pool 2 detected new block                    

     [2014-05-09 19:13:20] Accepted 02ad4e2b GSD 0b pool 2 Diff 1m/976µ                     

     [2014-05-09 19:13:23] Accepted 02cfedc7 GSD 0a pool 2 Diff 1m/976µ                                      

    5s:  0.0 avg: 15.8 u:968.8 kh/s | A:36 R:2+0(5.3%) HW:0/none          


  • 968 is about half of what I should be getting from 5 devices
  • And that doesn't improve if you let it go a while? If you're running in the terminal you should be able to change device settings with the TUI menus
  • with mac miner (gpu miner window) I'm getting this:

     [2014-05-12 10:19:22] Started bfgminer 3.99.0

     [2014-05-12 10:19:22] Loaded configuration file /Volumes/Macintosh HD/Users/KameronMyers/Library/Application Support/MacMiner/ltcurls.conf

     [2014-05-12 10:19:24] Found GSD 0a at /dev/cu.usbmodem1a12741

     [2014-05-12 10:19:25] Found GSD 1a at /dev/cu.usbmodem1a1241

     [2014-05-12 10:19:25] Found GSD 4a at /dev/cu.usbmodem1a1261

     [2014-05-12 10:19:25] Found GSD 3a at /dev/cu.usbmodem1a1231

     [2014-05-12 10:19:25] Found GSD 2a at /dev/cu.usbmodem1a1221

     [2014-05-12 10:19:25] CL Platform 0 vendor: Apple

     [2014-05-12 10:19:25] CL Platform 0 name: Apple

     [2014-05-12 10:19:25] CL Platform 0 version: OpenCL 1.2 (Dec  8 2013 21:07:05)

     [2014-05-12 10:19:25] Platform 0 devices: 1

     [2014-05-12 10:19:25] 0 HD Graphics 4000

     [2014-05-12 10:19:25] Unable to load ati adl library

     [2014-05-12 10:19:25] Probing for an alive pool

     [2014-05-12 10:19:25] Testing pool stratum+tcp://useast.wafflepool.com:3333

     [2014-05-12 10:19:25] Testing pool stratum+tcp://us1.coinking.io:7777

     [2014-05-12 10:19:25] HTTP request failed: Protocol stratum+tcp not supported or disabled in libcurl

     [2014-05-12 10:19:25] HTTP request failed: Protocol stratum+tcp not supported or disabled in libcurl

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] Stratum authorisation success for pool 0

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] Pool 0 stratum+tcp://useast.wafflepool.com:3333 alive

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] JSON-RPC non method decode failed: (null)

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] Network difficulty changed to 6.82k (48.78G)

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] New block: ...4275f3ca #565726 diff 6.82k (48.78G)

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] Stratum from pool 0 detected new block

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] Init GPU thread 25 GPU 0 virtual GPU 0

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] CL Platform vendor: Apple

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] CL Platform name: Apple

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] CL Platform version: OpenCL 1.2 (Dec  8 2013 21:07:05)

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] List of devices:

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] 0 HD Graphics 4000

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] Selected 0: HD Graphics 4000

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] Selecting scrypt kernel

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] Initialising kernel scrypt.cl without bitalign, 1 vectors and worksize 256

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] initCl() finished. Found HD Graphics 4000

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] Stratum authorisation success for pool 1

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] API running in IP access mode on port 4052

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] Pool 1 is hiding block contents from us

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] Pool 1 stratum+tcp://us1.coinking.io:7777 alive

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] Network difficulty changed to 103 (737.8M)

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] New block: ...555dae3d581ac392 diff 103 (737.8M)

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] Stratum from pool 1 detected new block

     [2014-05-12 10:19:26] Closing socket for stratum pool 1

    20s:  0.0 avg:  0.0 u:  0.0  h/s | A:0 R:0+0(none) HW:0/none          

     [2014-05-12 10:19:55] Pool 0 is hiding block contents from us

     [2014-05-12 10:19:55] JSON-RPC non method decode failed: (null)


    with these flags: -o stratum+tcp://us1.coinking.io:7777 -u kameronjm.1 -p x -S noauto -S gridseed:all --set-device gridseed:clock=850 --scrypt

  • are you running without setting up the pool in MacMiner? Otherwise you're specifying that info superfluously in the flags. May also be worth trying without -S noauto

    strange nothing about the clock flag shows up in the log...
  • now getting 

     [2014-05-12 10:36:15] /Volumes/Macintosh HD/Users/KameronMyers/Downloads/MacMiner-3.app/Contents/Resources/bfgminer/bin/bfgminer: -c: JSON decode of file '/Volumes/Macintosh HD/Users/KameronMyers/Library/Application Support/MacMiner/ltcurls.conf' failed

     string or '}' expected near '}'

     [2014-05-12 10:36:15] /Volumes/Macintosh HD/Users/KameronMyers/Downloads/MacMiner-3.app/Contents/Resources/bfgminer/bin/bfgminer: -c: JSON decode of file '/Volumes/Macintosh HD/Users/KameronMyers/Library/Application Support/MacMiner/ltcurls.conf' failed

     string or '}' expected near '}'                    

  • That's usually the case when manually editing the conf file a curly quote is auto inserted by the OS - either check it thoroughly or set up the pool through the GUI again please
  • Will try that. And how do I edit the speed of the Gridseeds from within the terminal bfgminer? I know you said through the TUI but I have no idea how to do that.
  • I changed the flags to: ./bfgminer -o stratum+tcp://useast.wafflepool.com:3333 -u my address -p x -S gridseed:all --set-device gridseed:clock=850 --scrypt


    and now it seems to be working perfectly fine! 
  • awesome, I guess the -S noauto was messing it up somehow! In the TUI there are menus to explore, I think S for instance opens settings, so you can dig around in there if you like - I don't have a gridseed to test with though!
  • I've had six GS 5-chips running nicely at 2500-2800 Mh/s for 24 hours now using the GPU window and the flag:  -S gridseed:all --set-device gridseed:clock=850 --scrypt

    I had major hash rate fluctuations at first but I'm convinced that this was a hardware/power supply issue.  One of the GS devices was picky and needed its own power source.

    I would love to see a local hash rate in the GPU window, but otherwise it's handling the devices superbly.
  • That's 2500-2800 Kh/s.  Sorry.

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