How to Mine VeriBlock

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See: Main_Page, FPGA_Mining

There are two types of mining:

  • Proof-of-Work --> add next block to the VeriBlock blockchain. See: HowTo_run_PoP_Miner
  • Proof-of-Proof --> secure an altchain to bitcoin

See: PoW vs PoP Mining

Steps to Mine

Download the executables: https://github.com/VeriBlock/nodecore-releases

Follow the steps to set up NodeCore, then the CommandLine, and then each miner.

See:

General Concepts

What is a Solo Pool?

The solo pool is just a way to get the entire block reward to one address (you can connect a bunch of machines to a "solo pool" with usernames for easy tracking (like "rig1" or whatever you want), but all of the mining will mine to a single address, and it won't send a transaction with a fee.