Mining - Pools and Software

mining pools and software

Pools:

BitPennyStatus: Open- http://www.bitpenny.com  http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/BitPenny

DeepBitStatus: Open, accepting new registrationsCompensation: Proportional reward mode as well as fixed-rate Pay-Per-Share.Current pool strength: 62 Ghash/s [up from 56 on Mar 22nd]- http://www.deepbit.net  http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/DeepBit

Bitcoin Pooled Mining (aka Slush’s pool)Status: Open.The pool now charges a flat 2% fee.Notice: Miners should support “keep alive”, which the latest versions of the miner software supports.Current pool strength: 142 Ghash/s  [Up from 127 on Mar 22nd]- http://mining.bitcoin.cz  http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Bitcoin_Pooled_Mining

BTCMineStatus: Open, alpha testingCompensation: Shared block and pay per share payouts.- http://www.BTCMine.com  http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/BTCMineCurrent pool strength: 2 GHash/s  [Up from 1 on Mar 22nd]

Bitcoin PoolStatus: Open, beta testingCompensation: Shared blockpayouts.- http://www.BitcoinPool.com  http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Bitcoin_PoolCurrent pool strength: 10 GHash/s  [Up from 4 on Mar 22nd]

Miners:

m0mchil’s Python OpenCL GPU minerLatest release: v2011-03-25    [Updated Mar 25th]- http://www.bitcoin.org/smf/index.php?topic=1334.0- http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/OpenCL_minerKiv''s GUI FrontendLatest release: March 21, 2011- http://github.com/downloads/Kiv/poclbm/poclbm-gui-20110321.exe

Diablo’s Java OpenCL GPU Miner

Latest release: March 25, 2011- http://www.bitcoin.org/smf/index.php?topic=1721.0- http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/DiabloMiner jgarzik’s CPU MinerLatest release: v0.8.2, March 22nd, 2011 [Updated March 22nd, 2011]- http://www.bitcoin.org/smf/index.php?topic=1925.0- http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Cpu_Miner

puddinpop’s CPU/4way/CUDA/OpenCL MinerLatest release: 2011-02-27- http://www.bitcoin.org/smf/index.php?topic=2444.0- http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Remote_miner

ufasoft’s CPU Miner- http://www.bitcoin.org/smf/index.php?topic=3486.0- http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Ufasoft_miner BitcoinPool’s modified poclbm-mod GPU minerLatest release: v2011-03-24- http://www.bitcoinpool.com/file.php?id=6 (win32 / source)- http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Poclbm-mod

Guides

Introduction- http://www.weusecoins.com/mining-guide.php

Windows: - Miner: http://www.newslobster.com/random/how-to-get-started-using-your-gpu-to-mine-for-bitcoins-on-windows- Pool: http://www.newslobster.com/bitcoin/how-to-set-up-pooled-bitcoin-mining-in-windows

Linux:- Ubuntu 10.10:-   Miiner: http://www.bitcoin.org/smf/index.php?topic=3356.msg47489#msg47489- Debian sid:-   Miner: http://www.bitcoin.org/smf/index.php?topic=3502.0 

Mac:http://www.bitcoin.org/smf/index.php?topic=1721.msg58074#msg58074- Homebrew: http://www.bitcoin.org/smf/index.php?topic=3958.0 

Written on 21 Mar 2011.