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.

  • 2019.10.16
  • 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)
  • 2019.09.16
  • Miners update

    • gminer-v1.65 (support Eaglesong on AMD)
  • 2019.09.14
  • Miners update

    • gminer-v1.64 (support Eaglesong on Sparkpool)
    • miniz-v1.5q6 (Performance improvement for 192,7 - up to 4% on RTX. Added --jobtimeout, --retries, --retrydelay for (re)connection customization. Added --cleanjobs for miner to only accept clean jobs. Better connection handling. Bug fixes)
  • 2019.09.13
  • Miners update

    • gminer-v1.63 (added Eaglesong CKB algo for Nvidia. CKB on sparkpool will be supported in next update)
  • 2019.09.12
  • Miners update

    • phoenixminer-v4.6c (Final version. Now showing the current hotspot (junction) and memory temperatures on AMD cards when -hstats 2 option is used. Only most recent cards support this feature e.g. Radeon VII, RX5700)
  • 2019.09.12
  • Rig update v1252

    • summary stats are now summing hash rate speed for 20 miner groups ( claymore-eth, phoenixminer, gminer, bminer, t-rex, ewbf, teamredminer, z-enemy, miniz, ethminer, xmrig-amd, nbminer-nebutech, cryptodredge, lolminer, xmr-stak, ravencoin-mine, nanominer
    • improved miner restart with some problematic miners(t-rex)
    • user-friendly message when no miner found on disk due to some network issues
    • changed parser to API for miner ewbf. Add "--api" to miner options to see miner stats
  • 2019.09.12
  • Miners update

    • phoenixminer-v4.6b (Added advanced hardware stats -hstats 2 for Nvidia and AMD. Added support for all new AMD Linux drivers up to the latest 19.30-855429. Other small improvements and fixes)
  • 2019.09.11
  • Dashboard update

    • NEW SUMMARY STATS: now you can easily check if some rigs have problem. In addition to that, you can now see sum of hashrate for rigs. Summary statistics can be showed for ALL rigs or currently FILTERED. Hover mouse on each value to see what is it for.
  • 2019.09.10
  • Miners update

    • nbminer-nebutech-v25.2 (Add CKB support on AMD. Bug fixes)
  • 2019.09.09
  • Miners update

    • ccminer-zcoinofficial-djm34-v1.2.2 (correct issues with solo mining)
  • 2019.09.08
  • Miners update

    • sushi-miner-opencl-v2.1.1 (Improved performance)
  • 2019.09.06
  • Miners update

    • bminer-v15.8.6 (Improved performance of automatic tuning of dual mining parameters)
    • nbminer-nebutech-v25.0 (Add CKB mining & CKB+ETH dual mining. Enhance -di parameter to support comma separated list for each card)
  • 2019.09.04
  • SimpleMiningImager

    • New tool from SimpleMining for easy flashing any drive USB/NVME/mSATA/SSD without using laptop or desktop computer and any special drive adapters.
    • Tool was created due to sugesstions from users having big farms of rigs and having NVME drives who had not easy work with flashing drives in those cases.
    • Just download SimpleMiningImager (250 MB), write to any 6+ GB USB pendrive, set in config.txt your email address, put on this disk one of the SimpleMiningOS image (zip and xz format supported. Newest SimpleImageOS images in XZ format weight about 600 MB) and boot rig from this once prepared drive.
    • After boot the Imager tool will automatically detect any of USB/NVME/mSATA/SSD drive and rewrite it with attached SimpleMiningOS image file (all previuos data on this drive will be lost !!!). Reboot rig, remove pendrive with SimpleMiningImager and fresh SimpleMiningOS will be automatically boot and starts mining.
    • SimpleMiningImager-v1.5 has added (to previous v1.1) XZ image files support and has smaller (50%) size and smaller USB size requirements.
  • 2019.09.03
  • Miners update

    • gminer-v1.62 (improved performance ZelCash on RTX)
  • 2019.08.31
  • Miners update

    • bminer-v15.8.5 (Add an API internal option to stop the miner)
    • xmrig-amd-v2.14.6 (Fixed multiple network bugs)
    • xmrig-nvidia-v2.14.5 (Fixed multiple network bugs. Now released miner with CUDA 9.1 and 10.0 support instead of previous versions with only CUDA 9.1 support)
  • 2019.08.30
  • Miners update

    • gminer-v1.61 (Improved compatibility with large rigs 13+ GPUs. Improved launch time of miner)
  • 2019.08.29
  • Miners update

    • gminer-v1.60 (support AMD for ZelCash. Improved Equihash 144.5/192.7 on RTX SUPER. Added OC1 kernel for BeamHashII for GTX 1070)
  • 2019.08.28
  • Dashboard update

    • fixed filter "with alerts" in RigList
  • 2019.08.27
  • Miners update

    • ccminer-zcoinofficial-djm34-v1.2.1 (CUDA 9.2 release package back to game)
  • 2019.08.26
  • Dashboard update

    • improved loading time of RigList when user had big amount of rigs.
  • 2019.08.26
  • Miners update

    • bminer-v15.8.4 (Improved performance BeamHashII on RTX)
    • claymore-v15.0 (now supports up to #384 epoch (4GB DAG size). Added support Navi cards (ETH-only mode). Now sets environment variables automatically (required for 4GB AMD cards). Few minor bug fixes and improvements)
  • 2019.08.26
  • Miners update

    • miniz-v1.5q2 (Fixed slow start for some GPUs. Fixed failover pools. Fixed --pers=auto for 150,5,3. Improved performance for 192,7 on GTX 1660 GPUs)
    • ccminer-zcoinofficial-djm34-v1.2.1 (Solo mode now use same initialization and parameter as the pool mode. Released only with CUDA 10.0 support due to compile problems with CUDA 9.2)
  • 2019.08.24
  • New miners

    • miniz-v1.5q (Adjusted oc modes for ZelHash. Major improvements for 1080Ti. Adjusted oc modes for BeamHashII. Improvements for ZHash for RTX cards. Fixed slow start for some GPUs/rigs. Added --csv option for log stats in csv format. Added busID to -ci output. Fixed issue connection to sparkpool. Fixed invalid shares on flypool. Other minor bug fixes)
  • 2019.08.23
  • Miners update

    • lolminer-v0.8.8 (Removed BEAM-I. Improved driver detection mechanisms and kernel selection. Beta: Equihash 96/5 (--coin MNX) should now allow to change the personalization string --overwritepersonal=newPers)
  • 2019.08.23
  • Dashboard update

    • hovering the mouse in RigList on OC config will show you currently used options (you can change OC by clicking here also)
    • hovering the mouse in RigList on Group config will show you miner name that is currently used
  • 2019.08.22
  • Miners update

    • tt-miner-v3.0.5 (Bug fixes)
  • 2019.08.21
  • Miners update

    • added API support for TT-Miner
  • 2019.08.21
  • Rig update v1250

    • updated rxboost tool (added support for hawaii and tahiti GPUs)
    • added nvflash for advanced users (it is located in /root/utils/nvflash )
  • 2019.08.21
  • Miners update

    • gminer-v1.59 (Improved performance on RTX2070 SUPER & RTX2080 SUPER for BeamHashII and ZelCash. Added option to select OC kernels for each device. Added option to enable OC1 kernels for all devices - if available, currently supported only GTX1080 TI on BeamHashII algo. Minor performance improvements on some GTX cards for BeamHashII)
    • tt-miner-v3.0.3 (Fixed possible crash under certain conditions. Fixed no notification about DevFee mining. Reduced CPU usage for MTP/ProgPoW/ETHASH. Reduced system-memory requirements for MTP/ProgPoW/ETHASH. Reduced requirements may result in better performance on your system. Also added binary with CUDA 10.1 compatible. API support will be soon)