To start miniZ Equihash miner on Linux: open a console window and type
On Windows: start CMD shell (CMD.exe) and type
- Substitute username by your pool username. This is usually your wallet address, depends on the pool.
- Substitute server:port by the pool address and the port number.
- Ex. to mine BTG in 2miners:
- Ex. to mine BTG in suprnova:
- Ex. to mine BTG in 2miners:
Usage examples are written for Linux console, in case you’re using Windows shell just substitute ./miniZ by miniZ.exe .
For details on parameters
Command line arguments
To mine BTG with all GPUs, in btgpool, port 3857, wallet address GdkQGJmbdvx2UBRhomUAXwdUbKJySXzubo, worker worker, no password. Note that for BTG there is no need to specify the algorithm parameters:
To mine BTG with GPU 0 and 2, in 2miners, port 4040, wallet address GdkQGJmbdvx2UBRhomUAXwdUbKJySXzubo, worker worker:
./miniZ -cd 0 2 --url=GdkQGJmbdvx2UBRhomUAXwdUbKJySXzubo.firstname.lastname@example.org:4040
Same as previous, but specifying a second pool+user+port:
./miniZ -cd 0 2 --url=GdkQGJmbdvx2UBRhomUAXwdUbKJySXzubo.email@example.com:4040 --firstname.lastname@example.org:8866
To mine BTCZ with GPU 0, 1 and 2, in equipool, with SSL, worker worker:
./miniZ -cd 0 1 2 --url=ssl://YourWalletAddress.email@example.com:50066
Same as previous but with alternative command line arguments:
./miniZ -cd 0 1 2 --user YourWalletAddress.worker --server ssl://mine-btcz-euro.equipool.1ds.us --port 50066
To mine BTCZ in 2miners, port 2020, and BTG in suprnova, port 8817, with GPU 0 and 2:
./miniZ -cd 0 2 --url=t1appvYQcvaiLh9k45btNKXPognVhYcM1Br.firstname.lastname@example.org:2020 --email@example.com:8866
To mine MNX with GPU 2, choosing two pools – solopool, port 2020, and minexpool, port 3333:
./miniZ -cd 2 --par=96,5 --url=YourWalletAddress.firstname.lastname@example.org:8002 --url=YourWalletAddress.email@example.com:3333
Because it is important to have feedback while miniZ is running, some information (speed, GPU temperature…) will be presented on the console window1.
First, you’ll see a header listing the command line parameter values. Although miniZ will give warning for common mistakes, it is good to confirm that all is correct.
After the header the following information will show:
If ––extra was specified in the command line, you will see the following instead since more information will be added to the line info:
If ––gpu-line was specified you will see the GPU information displayed per line (this shows core and memory clocks). In the following example the ––latency option was additionally used:
As stated elsewhere, the fee is set up to 2% of the total mining time. When looking at server share percentage values it is possible that your pool share is >98%, this means that the program will soon switch for the fee pool. Similarly, when the fee pool share is >2% the program will soon switch for your pool. In the beginning these percentage values will show less balanced, this is only because the total running time is, at that moment, too short (Ex. 10 s is about 8% of a running time of 2 min).
Check the command line arguments table for more information about the display options.
For additional output information check the Telemetry page here.
1On Windows: If you are not using Windows 10, the console may not show the colors properly. However, you can use another console. We tried ConEmu terminal emulator and it worked fine. There are others available, which should also work OK.