While minerstat supports CPU mining by running a different independent CPU client, we don't support CPU-only mining. All CPU clients are supported on both Windows mining software and Linux mining OS.
To enable and set up CPU mining, you must first open your worker's config.
Scroll down to the client's configuration section and find default CPU client option. Check it and select the default mining client for mining with your CPU. When you select a new client, a configuration box for that client will show and give you the option to set up the custom config for the CPU miner.
You will need to:
When you save the changes, your mining client will restart and CPU mining will activate.
You can use the following mining clients for your CPU:
To run RandomX algorithm, you will need to enable huge pages and set up swap space. There are two commands to do this under msOS:
hugepagesto set up hugepages or toggle between smaller (128) and bigger (1169) settings.
mswap create 16384which will create 16GB swap space. Change the number to fit your needs.
To disable CPU mining, navigate to the worker's config and find default CPU client option on the client's configuration section. Select CPU mining disabled from the drop down and save changes. Make sure that the checkbox is checked when you save this option.
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