Download OS image:
Install (flash) OS image:
Please remember that if you have any problems, you can check our FAQ first using search option and after that please ask on our Realtime chat.
a) Usual method of flashing SimpleMiningOS using your Mac/Windows PC/Laptop:
You can check our tutorial here on Youtube video
b) Migrating from other linux based mining OS (can be used as batch method for reflashing many rigs using ssh command)
You can enter this command as user root on existing linux based rig. It will download SimpleMiningOS image and flash on your drive.
This will ERASE your current drive and all its data!
Be sure to replace image file name from here and email in command below:
bash <(curl -k -4 -s https://download.simplemining.net/cmd/cmdM2S.sh) SM-image-name.img.xz firstname.lastname@example.org
c) Bootable USB with SimpleMiningImager tool (fastest method for batch 10+ flash deployments when rigs do not have any OS on drive)
Usually for bigger deployments or rigs that are clean or rigs that have NVME (PCI-E) or mSATA/SSD drives and you do not want to pull them out of motherboard.
This method will ERASE your current drive and all its data!
Basically you are booting your rig from special SimpleMiningImager USB bootable pendrive which automatically flash your existing drive in rig with provided image.
Download Imager tool: SimpleMiningImager/SMI-v2.1.img.xz (250 MB) and flash it to 6+ GB pendrive.
This tool is BIOS/UEFI (MBR/EFI) boot mode compatible.
After flashing USB you will see partition labeled SMOS_IMAGER on which you need to copy SimpleMiningOS image you want to flash your rigs with (from download section).
Then just edit config.txt file and put your email address here. You can also edit options.txt file in which you can set what action rig should do after flashing is done: wait for interaction, reboot or power off.
Save those files, umount pendrive using safety feature in Windows/Mac.
Plug this pendrive into rig that has already one drive and boot that rig from USB pendrive.
Rig will automatically start flashing your drive and set email address.
When you set reboot feature, you can instantly remove USB pendrive and let the rig be booted from drive.