Conflux GPU Mining Testing

Testing Specifications

Network: Conflux Oceanus

Version: v0.6.3 as of Sept 21, 2020 (please use the latest version found here)

Graphics Card Type: NVIDIA GPU

Graphics Memory: 8GB or more

Install NVIDIA driver: Download

Register here to join the mining campaign: https://mining.confluxnetwork.org/

Join our discord for any questions: https://discord.gg/4cetKU6

Testing Instruction for Windows

Note:

  1. It is recommended to turn off antivirus softwares.
  2. Win 10, version 1903 and above

Run Files

  • cfxmine: mining program
  • conflux_win10_x64_v0.6.3: fullnode program (Differences from previous versions: the default.toml released with the mainnet will be renamed as oceanus.toml; the default.toml released with the testnet will be renamed as testnet.toml.)

Prepare to Run Conflux

  • Create a directory: conflux
  • Unzip the download package to the directory respectively

⚠ The directory structure is:

conflux
└── run
└── conflux.exe
└── oceanus.toml
└── cfxmine.exe

Configuration Instructions

Open the run/oceanus.toml file with a text editor and configure mining related parameters:

mining_author=”Personal wallet address (without 0x prefix)”

Run the GPU Mining Program

The Conflux GPU mining program cfxmine needs to run with the Conflux node program. Follow the steps below to start:

  • Open the directory of the run executable file in cmd and start the fullnode:
cd conflux\run
conflux --config oceanus.toml --full 2>stderr.txt

Then you can start mining.

  • Open the directory of the cfxmine executable file in cmd and start the Conflux GPU mining program:
cd conflux
cfxmine --gpu

Note: The GPU command line is executed after the fullnode synchronization is completed.

Testing Instructions for Linux

Run Files

Prepare to Run Conflux

  • Create a directory: conflux
  • Unzip the download package to the directory respectively

⚠ The directory structure is:

conflux
└── run
└── conflux
└── oceanus.toml
└── cfxmine

Configuration Instructions

Open the run/oceanus.toml file with a text editor and configure mining related parameters:

mining_author=”Personal wallet address (without 0x prefix)”

Run the GPU Mining Program

The Conflux GPU mining program cfxmine needs to run with the Conflux node program. Follow the steps below to start:

  • In bash (or any POSIX compliant Shell), start the fullnode:
cd conflux/run
./conflux --config oceanus.toml --full 2>stderr.txt

Then you can start mining.

  • Open the directory of the cfxmine executable file in bash (or any POSIX compliant Shell), and start the Conflux GPU miningprogram:
cd conflux
./cfxmine --gpu

Note: The GPU command line is executed after the fullnode synchronization is completed

Tips:

If the Conflux node program and cfxmine are not on the same computer, you can specify the IP address and the port (the default is 32525) of the remote Conflux node program when starting cfxmine.

./cfxmine --gpu --addr A.B.C.D

or

./cfxmine --gpu --addr A.B.C.D --port xxxx

If you want to designate remote node, you need to change the configuration of the node into:

stratum_listen_address=”0.0.0.0", and delete #

Note: The GPU command line is executed after the fullnode synchronization is completed.

About Conflux Network

The most endorsed DLT project in China, Conflux is an open-source, layer-1 blockchain protocol delivering heightened scalability, security, and extensibility for the next generation of decentralized applications, financial enterprises, and Web 3.0. As a fast and secure public blockchain, Conflux Network combines Proof of Work with a novel Tree Graph architecture to achieve high transactions per second (TPS) without sacrificing decentralization or safety. Conflux is overseen by cryptographers, engineers, and computer scientists from Tsinghua University and University of Toronto, including Dr. Andrew Yao, a Turing Award recipient. The mission of the Conflux Network is to promote cross border collaboration and commerce by developing decentralized open source technologies. Learn more about Conflux Network.

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