Grin Miner v1.0.2 – Standalone miner for grin (Download for Windows)

Grin Miner v1.0.2 - Standalone miner for grin (Download for Windows)

Grin Miner – A standalone mining implementation intended for mining Grin against a running Grin node.

Download Grin Miner (Win/Linux/Mac)

Please note miners are often marked as malware by antivirus programs. This is not so, they are marked simply because they are cryptocurrency miners. If you do not trust the software, do not use it!

GitHub: DOWNLOAD GRIN MINER V1.0.2 ^(https://crypto-mining.club/redirect/https://github.com/SoftMining/windows/raw/master/Grin-Miner/Grin-Miner.rar)

MEGA: DOWNLOAD GRIN MINER V1.0.2 ^(https://crypto-mining.club/redirect/https://mega.nz/folder/EQEWnAhA#LqvpnCMc61GOm9xAcehp7Q)

v1.0.2: fix error checking solution difficulty against target

Requirements

  • rust 1.30+ (use rustup- i.e. curl https://sh.rustup.rs -sSf | sh; source $HOME/.cargo/env)
  • cmake 3.2+ (for Cuckoo mining plugins)
  • ncurses and libs (ncurses, ncursesw5)
  • zlib libs (zlib1g-dev or zlib-devel)
  • linux-headers (reported needed on Alpine linux)

And a running Grin node ^(https://crypto-mining.club/redirect/https://github.com/mimblewimble/grin/blob/master/doc/build.md) to mine into!

Build steps

git clone https://github.com/mimblewimble/grin-miner.git
cd grin-miner
git submodule update --init
cargo build

Building the Cuckoo-Miner plugins

Grin-miner automatically builds x86_64 CPU plugins. Cuda plugins are also provided, but are not enabled by default. To enable them, modify Cargo.toml as follows:

change:
cuckoo_miner = { path = "./cuckoo-miner" }
to:
cuckoo_miner = { path = "./cuckoo-miner", features = ["build-cuda-plugins"]}

The Cuda toolkit 9+ must be installed on your system (check with nvcc --version)

 

Building the OpenCL plugins

OpenCL plugins are not enabled by default. Run install_ocl_plugins.sh script to build and install them.

./install_ocl_plugins.sh

You must install OpenCL libraries for your operating system before. If you just need to compile them (for development or testing purposes) build grin-miner the following way:

cargo build --features opencl

Build errors

See Troubleshooting ^(https://crypto-mining.club/redirect/https://github.com/mimblewimble/docs/wiki/Troubleshooting)

What was built?

A successful build gets you:

  • target/debug/grin-miner – the main grin-miner binary
  • target/debug/plugins/* – mining plugins

Make sure you always run grin-miner within a directory that contains a grin-miner.toml configuration file.

While testing, put the grin-miner binary on your path like this:

export PATH=/path/to/grin-miner/dir/target/debug:$PATH

You can then run grin-miner directly.

Configuration

Grin-miner can be further configured via the grin-miner.toml file. This file contains contains inline documentation on all configuration options, and should be the first point of reference.

You should always ensure that this file exists in the directory from which you’re running grin-miner.

Using grin-miner

There is a Grin forum post ^(https://crypto-mining.club/redirect/https://www.grin-forum.org/t/how-to-mine-cuckoo-30-in-grin-help-us-test-and-collect-stats/152) with further detail on how to configure grin-miner and mine grin’s testnet.

 

Grin Miner v1.0.2 - Standalone miner for grin (Download for Windows)

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