@JohnnyFFM JohnnyFFM released this Nov 3, 2018 · 14 commits to master since this release

Assets 3

Scavenger - PoCC's Burstcoin reference Miner for Linux/Unix/Windows/MacOs/Android (32&64bit).

It offers:

  • SSE2, AVX, AVX2, AVX512F and NEON support
  • OpenCL GPU support
  • DirectIO

changelog:

  • a bug has been fixed that was preventing scavenger to run on Odroid XU4 with OpenCL on Mali
    NB: If you don't run an Odroid XU4 or alike, you can continue to use v.1.6.0

@JohnnyFFM JohnnyFFM released this Oct 6, 2018 · 27 commits to master since this release

Assets 11

Scavenger - PoCC's Burstcoin reference Miner for Linux/Unix/Windows/MacOs/Android (32&64bit).

It offers:

  • SSE2, AVX, AVX2, AVX512F and NEON support
  • OpenCL GPU support
  • DirectIO

changelog:

  • support for 32bit and 64bit cpus
  • support for raspberry pi, odroid and modern android phones
  • arm neon support
  • hot plug fix (recover after reconnecting a HDD)
  • improved mem usage when disabling direct io in windows
  • some more shabal optimisations (2-3% speed increase)
  • bugfix: sector size determination in unix
  • bugfix: cpu core affinity unix

@JohnnyFFM JohnnyFFM released this Sep 25, 2018 · 64 commits to master since this release

Assets 8

Scavenger - PoCC's Burstcoin reference Miner for Linux/Unix/Windows/MacOs (64bit).

It offers:

  • SSE2, AVX, AVX2 and AVX512F support
  • OpenCL GPU support
  • DirectIO

changelog:

  • ninja pool support
  • improved cross-platform determination of physical sector size
  • added a sensible fallback for physical sector size determination
  • gpu cli-options have been removed from cpu only build
  • improved performance for very large mining rigs by adding cpu-pinning for reader threads
  • improved miner interoperability, scavenger can now talk to creep & blago proxy servers
  • option to send additional meta-data to proxy server / pool (capacity, hostname, plotfile)
  • further shabal optimisations (~3-5% speed increase)
  • improved avx code: added zeroupper to avoid transition penalities
  • display total number of disks on start
  • changed info messages: deadlines will now be reported once accepted or rejected
  • changed error messages: improved warning and error messages if a submits fails
  • fixed benchmarking when mem-mapping is enabled

@JohnnyFFM JohnnyFFM released this Sep 6, 2018 · 87 commits to master since this release

Assets 8

Scavenger - PoCC's Burstcoin reference Miner for Linux/Unix/Windows/MacOs (64bit).

It offers:

  • SSE2, AVX, AVX2 and AVX512F support
  • OpenCL GPU support
  • DirectIO

changelog:

  • https support
  • avx512f support
  • opencl support
  • gpu mem-mapping and DMA support
  • multi account mining
  • added performance figures to output
  • progressbar added
  • option to benchmark i/o and hashing capabilities
  • documentation added (special thanks to feyd!)
  • concurrent overlap checker

@spebern spebern released this Aug 12, 2018

Assets 4

Scavenger - PoCC's Burstcoin reference Miner for Linux/Unix/Windows/MacOs (64bit).

It offers:

  • SSE2, AVX and AVX2 support
  • DirectIO

changelog:

  • added logging feature (console & file logging incl. log levels & configurable output patterns)
  • added HDD wakeup feature
  • improved MacOS support
  • improved i/o error handling (resumes on errors)
  • improved network error handling (introduced timeouts)
  • further shabal optmisations
  • usability improvements (config file comments)