How to Mine Cuckoo 30 in Grin: Help us test and collect stats!

Im having problems with installing the miner on OSX. Can anyone give me a hand?

Join us in the Gitter so we can help you.

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thank you, I have joined.

guide to mining on windows by @photon

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Thu Nov 8 16:39:51 2018
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| NVIDIA-SMI 410.72 Driver Version: 410.72 CUDA Version: 10.0 |
|-------------------------------±---------------------±---------------------+
| GPU Name Persistence-M| Bus-Id Disp.A | Volatile Uncorr. ECC |
| Fan Temp Perf Pwr:Usage/Cap| Memory-Usage | GPU-Util Compute M. |
|===============================+======================+======================|
| 0 Tesla V100-PCIE… Off | 00000000:03:00.0 Off | 0 |
| N/A 61C P0 187W / 250W | 7402MiB / 16130MiB | 92% Default |
±------------------------------±---------------------±---------------------+
| 1 Tesla V100-PCIE… Off | 00000000:0B:00.0 Off | 0 |
| N/A 62C P0 149W / 250W | 7402MiB / 16130MiB | 92% Default |
±------------------------------±---------------------±---------------------+

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| Processes: GPU Memory |
| GPU PID Type Process name Usage |
|=============================================================================|
| 0 27608 C target/debug/grin-miner 7391MiB |
| 1 27608 C target/debug/grin-miner 7391MiB |
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Graph Time : 0.17 per card @ 5.67 GPS

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| NVIDIA-SMI 410.66 Driver Version: 410.66 CUDA Version: 10.0 |
|-------------------------------±---------------------±---------------------+
| GPU Name Persistence-M| Bus-Id Disp.A | Volatile Uncorr. ECC |
| Fan Temp Perf Pwr:Usage/Cap| Memory-Usage | GPU-Util Compute M. |
|===============================+======================+======================|
| 0 GeForce GTX 107… On | 00000000:08:00.0 Off | N/A |
| 97% 56C P2 112W / 150W | 7162MiB / 8119MiB | 100% Default |
±------------------------------±---------------------±---------------------+
| 1 GeForce GTX 107… On | 00000000:09:00.0 Off | N/A |
| 97% 63C P2 103W / 150W | 7109MiB / 8119MiB | 100% Default |
±------------------------------±---------------------±---------------------+
| 2 GeForce GTX 107… On | 00000000:42:00.0 Off | N/A |
| 97% 65C P2 91W / 150W | 7109MiB / 8119MiB | 89% Default |
±------------------------------±---------------------±---------------------+
| 3 GeForce GTX 107… On | 00000000:43:00.0 Off | N/A |
| 97% 59C P2 116W / 150W | 7109MiB / 8118MiB | 92% Default |
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all standard cuda options activated
~ 11.5 Gps

Wiki page for collection of GPU mining stats on Testnet 4 and beyond: https://github.com/mimblewimble/docs/wiki/GPU-Mining-Stats

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Hello I have the hardware and I would like to help with mining testing efforts. since Iam new guide me in simple steps to start with Nvidia GPU. And windows or Linux which one is better to mine.

This article could use an update. At least one thing has changed: it says to build grin from source, but you can now download an executable from the project’s Github Releases page: https://github.com/mimblewimble/grin/releases

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trying today with a MacBook Pro

MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017) 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7, 16 GB 2133 MHz LPDDR3
Dec 24 00:15:22.028 INFO Mining: Cuck(at)oo at 0.09994573877878597 gps (graphs per second)

plugin_name = “cuckatoo_mean_compat_cpu_30”
nthreads = 4

:smiley:

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iMac 3G i5, 8G DDR4
plugin_name = “cuckaroo_cpu_avx2_29”
nthreads = 8

0.25-0.26 GPS

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Thu Jan  3 09:29:10 2019
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| NVIDIA-SMI 390.87                 Driver Version: 390.87                    |
|-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
| GPU  Name        Persistence-M| Bus-Id        Disp.A | Volatile Uncorr. ECC |
| Fan  Temp  Perf  Pwr:Usage/Cap|         Memory-Usage | GPU-Util  Compute M. |
|===============================+======================+======================|
|   0  GeForce GTX 108...  Off  | 00000000:01:00.0 Off |                  N/A |
| 47%   68C    P2    91W / 280W |   7145MiB / 11178MiB |     99%      Default |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
|   1  GeForce GTX 108...  Off  | 00000000:02:00.0  On |                  N/A |
| 32%   61C    P2   182W / 280W |   7400MiB / 11178MiB |     99%      Default |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
|   2  GeForce GTX 108...  Off  | 00000000:06:00.0 Off |                  N/A |
| 50%   70C    P2    94W / 280W |   7158MiB / 11178MiB |     93%      Default |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
|   3  GeForce GTX 108...  Off  | 00000000:0A:00.0 Off |                  N/A |
| 41%   66C    P2   115W / 280W |   7145MiB / 11178MiB |     97%      Default |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+

Jan 03 09:29:55.002 DEBG Mining: Plugin 0 - Device 0 (GeForce GTX 1080 Ti) at Cuck(at)oo29 - Status: OK : Last Graph time: 0.252849723s; Graphs per second: 3.955 - Total Attempts: 760
Jan 03 09:29:55.002 DEBG Mining: Plugin 1 - Device 1 (GeForce GTX 1080 Ti) at Cuck(at)oo29 - Status: OK : Last Graph time: 0.260240656s; Graphs per second: 3.843 - Total Attempts: 759
Jan 03 09:29:55.002 DEBG Mining: Plugin 2 - Device 2 (GeForce GTX 1080 Ti) at Cuck(at)oo29 - Status: OK : Last Graph time: 0.276690824s; Graphs per second: 3.614 - Total Attempts: 760
Jan 03 09:29:55.002 DEBG Mining: Plugin 3 - Device 3 (GeForce GTX 1080 Ti) at Cuck(at)oo29 - Status: OK : Last Graph time: 0.266085748s; Graphs per second: 3.758 - Total Attempts: 760
Jan 03 09:29:55.002 INFO Mining: Cuck(at)oo at 15.169844715307004 gps (graphs per second)

I’m really new to this mining thing and not sure if these are good or bad.
Would like to understand what I can/should tweak in order to get a better performance.

Macbook Pro 13, 2018, i7
plugin_name = “cuckaroo_cpu_avx2_29”
nthreads = 8

0.33-0.34 GPS

Somehow I suspect that these instructions, and everything else I was able to find, inherited grin.toml which, however, is not part of the release on github currently. Therefore, I am missing the entries that activate RPC and whatever else is needed. Can someone paste their full grin.toml please!

grin.toml only existed on the earlier testnets.
it’s now called grin-server.toml

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Thanks, I was finally able to put all my ducks in a row in another post. I started with the FAQ but did not immediately help me :slight_smile:

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Hi folks!
Here’s a more exotic config and some AMD results:
Machine: 2x Intel Xeon e5440 with 40Gb of ddr2 RAM and 2x rx480 8gb with modified ROMs (better timings for dagger-hashimotto, 20% higher TPD limit, 21.5% VRAM overclock).

1.45 GPS per GPU@90W and
0.1GPS for all CPU 8 cores@around 150W load (rather pointless :stuck_out_tongue: )

Running Ubuntu 18.04, Linux 4.15.0-33-generic with amdgpu-pro drivers, the cards run 1288Mhz GPU and 2150Mhz VRAM. GPU clocks exhibit little impact on power consumption and solution rate, 1.1GPS, 80W at 910Mhz minimum power.

Tested cards with 4Gb of VRAM do not work except with the cuckatoo algo, so RX570 with overclocked RAM does 0.1GPS and pulls a bit over 30W wilst having left no more resources to mine other algorithms.