Changelog - SimpleMining OS

We want to inform our users about all the notable changes and improvements that we’ve made (and will be making) in our Simple Mining Operating System based on Linux.
To find out more about updates, check our changelog regularly. Here you can learn about new developments, new features, bug fixes, etc.
We are also giving users ability to vote each change - to know better if you like it or not.

  • 2019.11.17
  • Miners update

    • gminer-v1.75 (Reduced memory usage for Cuckatoo31 8GB. Added Ethash+Eaglesong dual mining for Nvidia)
    • nbminer-nebutech-v26.1 (Add dual mining CKB+ETH on AMD. Improved performance for CKB on Nvidia)
  • 2019.11.16
  • Announcement

    • today all OLD claymore-eth miner versions were changed to newest claymore-eth-v15.0 in all users Group Configs. This is becasue ETH dag epoch increase that caused old miners stop to work. I hope this fixed more than broke. Let me know in vote.
  • 2019.11.15
  • Miner updates

    • gminer-v1.74 (significant performance improvements for Cuckatoo31 algorithm)
  • 2019.11.14
  • Dashboard Version

    • we will now also add sometimes images in changelog (see example 2 changelogs below)
    • time format is now much more readable on graphic charts
  • 2019.11.14
  • Miners update:

    • miniz-v1.5s (Speed improvement for ZelHash, BeamHash and ZHash. Up to 3% depending on algo and GPU. Kepler support removed, except for MinexCoin and Aion)
  • 2019.11.13
  • AMD RX 5700/XT support

    • Updated SimpleMiningOS image with full support AMD RX 5700 / XT (codename Navi10) with Overclocking, Undervolting and Fanspeed control. With default clock its mining 50 MH/s with ETH and comsumpts 180W. Using OC values - Core:1340, Mem:925, UV:800 its mining 52MH/s and comsumpts only 100W). New image is available in download section and is named SM-5.0.21-2e-a19.30-n440.31-v1254.img.xz. You can reflash drive in traditional way using balenEtcher or using reflash tool in Advanced Commands for already running rigs. Image contains newest 19.30 AMD drivers and is also UEFI/BIOS compatible dual boot mode.
  • 2019.11.13
  • Dashboard Update

    • telegram notifications have more info: online rigs/total rigs
    • few icon fixes on website
    image changelog
  • 2019.11.12
  • Miners update

    • phoenixminer-v4.8b (Added support for the latest AMD drivers and for mining with RX5700. Added a new flexible way for setting GPU-specific options with selectors. Other small improvements and fixes)
  • 2019.11.12
  • Dashboard Update

    • fixed missing icons (if you still do not see some, please refresh website using SHIFT+F5 )
  • 2019.11.11
  • Dashboard Update

    • few optimizations in order to load pages even faster
    • this also forced us to change a few icons a little bit
    • fixed GPU bios version display bug (incorrect data)
  • 2019.11.10
  • Miners update

    • gminer-v1.73 (added Eaglesong(CKB) algorithm for Nvidia/AMD)
  • 2019.11.08
  • Miners update

    • nanominer-v1.6.2 (fixed config generator)
  • 2019.11.08
  • Miners update

    • sgminer-fancyIX-v0.6.0.1 (Improved mtp performance - sync up with zcoin official repo)
  • 2019.11.07
  • Miners update

    • wildrig-multi-v0.20.1 (up to 5% hashrate speedup for mtp/mtp-tcr on Navi. Fixed x22i incorrect shares)
  • 2019.11.06
  • Miners update

    • gminer-v1.72 (support Ethash mining on NiceHash/MiningPoolHub/Altpool)
  • 2019.11.05
  • AMD RX 5700/XT support

    • Updated SimpleMiningOS image with much better support AMD RX 5700 / XT (Navi). Still beta release, but for now it has mining speed about 50 MH/s with ETH). New image available in download section.
  • 2019.10.31
  • Miners update

    • gminer-v1.71 (added Ethash for Nvidia with DevFee 0.65%, currently support only ETH and ETC coins, more coins will be added later. Now you can pass host with port to --server argument (--server [host]:[port]))
  • 2019.10.30
  • Miners update

    • ccminer-zcoinofficial-djm34-v1.3.1 (corrects a memory leak which may cause ccminer after a long while if the ressources (ram/virtual memory) are limited)
  • 2019.10.29
  • Dashboard Update

    • hovering on group summary stats will now show tooltip with ALL groups instead of only 3
  • 2019.10.29
  • Miners update

    • wildrig-multi-v0.20.0.3 (Unlocked 1% dev-fee for mtp-tcr. Increased a bit hashrate for mtp and mtp-tcr on RX cards. Added parameter --split-job - should be useful for mtp-tcr)
  • 2019.10.29
  • Dashboard Update

    • added number and percentage of accepted and stale shares when you hover mouse on hashrate in RigList
    • added alert in RigList when the rig has more than 5% of invalid shares (if miner program supports this data), alert will appear as letter S in Status column
  • 2019.10.28
  • Miners update

    • wildrig-multi-v0.20.0.2 (added mtp and mtp-tcr algorithms - also on Radeon 5700/5700XT Navi. New parameter --opencl-less-cpu-load)
  • 2019.10.25
  • Miners update

    • ccminer-zcoinofficial-djm34-v1.3.0 (Fixed bug in solo mining which was using the extranonce increment which is only for pool mining)
  • 2019.10.21
  • Dashboard Update

    • adjusted statistical graphs with bigger sample resolution (24H and 7D period has now 10min samples instead of 1hour) and 1M period has now 1 hour samples
  • 2019.10.18
  • Dashboard Update

    • ability to turn off chart
    • chart drawing now does not block window scroll
    • last used graph date range is now saved in a browser cookie
    • when samples are unavailable due to rig being offline, you will see red area in the graph
    • some adjustments in watts and hashrate averaging when samples are missing
  • 2019.10.18
  • SimpleMiningImager update

    • SimpleMiningImager-v2.1 (fixed bug with boot fail in version 2.0)
  • 2019.10.18
  • Miners update

    • miniz-v1.5r (Major performance improvement for 210,9, for all GPUs up to 7%, depending on GPU. Improved stability - mostly Beam. Updates the hashrate when not mining - drops to zero when mining stops. Better handling of worker not autorized error. Minor bug fixes)
    • nanominer-v1.6.1 (Ethash memory optimizations for Nvidia. SSL for Nanopool ETH, ETC pools by default if no pools provided. Use Ubiqpool.io pools by default if no UBQ pools provided)
  • 2019.10.17
  • Miners update

    • gminer-v1.70 (fixed bug in BFC stratum leading to "low difficulty" shares after changing target)
  • 2019.10.16
  • Miners update

    • gminer-v1.69 (added BFC algorithm for Nvdia and AMD)
  • 2019.10.15
  • AMD RX 5700 / XT support

    • New SimpleMiningOS image released for AMD RX 5700 / XT (codenamed Navi). This is a very experimental version and does not have full functionality, and it was released only for testing purposes. Work is still underway to launch the full functionality, stability and speed of the mining process)
    • This image is also the first one in SimpleMining that are dual BIOS/UEFI (MBR/EFI) boot mode compatible.
  • 2019.10.15
  • SimpleMiningImager update

    • SimpleMiningImager-v2.0 (Supports BIOS/UEFI (MBR/EFI) boot compatible mode in case of only old BIOS (MBR) method). Supports new pending SimpleImageOS images that will be also BIOS/UEFI compatible in near future)
  • 2019.10.15
  • Dashboard Update

    • graph period can be now changed from button near other rig actions
    • fixed reboot/reload indicators on graph charts and some bug
  • 2019.10.15
  • Advanced Cmd update

    • support for new pending UEFI compatible images
  • 2019.10.15
  • Miners update

    • wildrig-multi-v0.19.3 (fixed x16rv2)
  • 2019.10.12
  • Miners update

    • gminer-v1.68 (Removed eaglesong (CKB significantly changed algorithm, these changes dropped our previous effort). Improved Cuckaroo29, Cuckaroo29s and Aeternity)
    • nbminer-nebutech-v26.0 (Add support for BFC mininig on Nvidia. Fix CKB compatibility on AMD. Fix cuckcoocycle on nicehash)
    • phoenixminer-v4.7c (Official release. Since beta another small change in Navi kernels and other small improvements)
    • t-rex-v0.14.6 ("T-Rex instance wasn't validated" error despite firewall allowing all connections. CUDA 9.1/9.2 versions of the miner will no longer work with RTX (Compute Capability 7.5+) cardsThis is done because RTX cards either hash slower or don't work correctly (depending on the algo) on these versions, producing result for ... does not validate on CPU errors. Use the version built with CUDA 10.0 instead)
  • 2019.10.11
  • Miners update

    • tt-miner-v3.0.10 (Fixes crash when switching from/to DevFee mining. TT didn't continue mining after DAG creation. Improved performance for ProgPoW algos. Auto detection of the max supported compute capability - no need to use -compute. Addresses a bug that reduces hashrate for PROGPOW. Addresses a crash that happened when epic changes algo to or from ProgPoW. Fixed interrupts the API connection. Added a watchdog for EPIC connection and reconnects if TT doesn’t receive any message for 120 seconds. Added new options for alternate coin)
    • wildrig-multi-v0.19.2 ( Implemented x16rv2. Added support for Vega 11 - gfx902)
  • 2019.10.10
  • Dashboard Update

    • ability to find rig in farm by using its PC speaker located under DetailedView->Find GPU button->Find whole rig button
  • 2019.10.08
  • Miners update

    • ccminer-zcoinofficial-djm34-v1.2.3-cuda10.0 (Correct an issue which may cause a crash on start or when the stratum_thread is restarted)
    • z-enemy-v2.3-cuda10.0 (Performance improvement: +2-3% x16rv2 algo)
  • 2019.10.07
  • Miners update

    • phoenixminer-v4.7b (Reduced VRAM usage. Added support for QuarkChain (QKC) without DAG switching on devfee. Other small improvements and fixes)
  • 2019.10.07
  • Dashboard Update

    • NEW big feature: statistics in rig details (hashrate, wattage, number of online and offline GPUs shown as one graph), hover or click on chart to see the legend. We will be also adding soon more statistics per whole user account and per each GPU in each rig.
    • summary: added hashrate and wattage per group (max 3 groups are displayed)
    • summary: removed average fanspeed and temp as it is not needed
    • rigList: clicking you can change GroupOC setting by clicking directly on a group name
    • user settings are now segregated in tabs instead of one page
    • user settings: added timezone which will be used for date conversion
    • clear filters action now also clears search box too
    • Nvidia OC you can now remove OC values from fields and save OC
  • 2019.10.06
  • Miners update

    • bminer-v15.8.7 (Improve Beam on RTX. Experimental support dual-mining Ethash and Eaglesong)
  • 2019.10.05
  • Miners update

    • nbminer-nebutech-v25.5 (Improved CKB on NVIDIA and AMD. Improve CKB+ETH on NVIDIA. Add support for mining SERO on AMD. Add a new option --platform to allow users to choose GPU platform. Fix a bug when mining CKB+ETH. Fix a compatibility issue in CKB stratum protocol)
  • 2019.10.02
  • Miners update

    • cryptodredge-v0.22.0 (New X16RV2 algo. Fix Stratum issue related to "resource deadlock would occur". Fix API. Other minor fixes)
    • nanominer-v1.6.0 (Added RandomHash2 algo for Pascal. DevFee increased from 3% to 5% for both RandomHash and RandomHash2 to support RandomHash2 development. Cuckarood29 faster up to 24% on AMD and Nvidia. Updated node protocol supported for QuarkChain. Wallet can now be set up in miner's configuration file, not only configured on node itself. Public full nodes are used by default)
  • 2019.09.28
  • Miners update

    • gminer-v1.67 (performance improvements for cuckarood29 - specially on RTX cards)
  • 2019.09.27
  • Miners update

    • tt-miner-v3.0.9 (Removed library depency to cuda 10.1 for ProgPoWZ and Ubiq. Shows information about the DAG size and the available memory. Fixes another bug with the device option: -d)
    • z-enemy-v2.2 (Added x16rv2 algo for upcoming Ravencoin hardfor. Added support for secure stratum+ssl connections. New --no-cert-verify key. Fixed phi2 bug on Cuda 10.1)
  • 2019.09.26
  • Miners update

    • teamredminer-v0.5.9 (Added x16rv2 for Ravencoin fork. Faster 8-10% x16r. Memory clock no longer as important for x16r. Kernels split into multiple binaries to fix amd driver issues)
  • 2019.09.25
  • Miners update

    • - t-rex-v0.14.4 (Add x16rv2 algorithm (upcoming RVN fork). Add auto-switch mining algorithm using --fork-at)
  • 2019.09.25
  • Miners update

    • gminer-v1.66 (10% faster cuckarood29)
    • tt-miner-v3.0.6 (Autodetect cuda library version - no longer need to append -092/-100/-101 to algo. Faster start. Support EPIC/Progpow. Added multi-mining alternate coin mode. New option -poolinfo. Added new coins for the -coin command line option for improve the DAG handling and avoid double creations of the DAG)
  • 2019.09.25
  • Advanced Cmd update

    • now possible of using your own local web or ftp server with copy of SimpleMining OS image file by specifying any full URL address to save your internet connection traffic limits (detailed info in dashboard by selecting „Advanced Cmd” and then „OS reflash custom image”)
    • fixed random text color in console during reflashing process
  • 2019.09.21
  • Miners update

    • teamredminer-v0.5.8 (Added Chukwa-512 for Turtlecoin. Fix for kernels not loaded properly for Conceal. Added logic for pool reconnect on N rejected shares in a row)