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Bitcoin miner for the Cell Broadband Engine Architecture
C Ruby Assembly
Branch: master

README

This is a Bitcoin miner for the Cell Broadband Engine Architecture (CBEA). It
was developed on a PS3 using Debian GNU/Linux 6.0.1.

Bitcoin donations accepted: 18xDLQsJ94ihhx5YovqAhVY2b9SC5b81h

Requirements
============

Debian Packages [aptitude install ...]
---------------
 * make
 * gcc
 * binutils-spu
 * ruby1.9.1-dev
 * libspe2-dev
 > gcc-spu
 > binutils
 > ruby1.9.1
 > libspe2-2

(packages marked > should be included automatically as dependencies of
 packages marked *)

Ruby Gems [gem1.9.1 install ...]
---------
 * net-http-persistent

System
------

In order to make use of your SPEs under Linux, you must have spufs mounted on
/spu. For example:

  # mount -t spufs spufs /spu

Or equivalently, ensure /etc/fstab contains a line similar to the following:

  spufs /spu spufs defaults 0 0

Building
========

 $ make

Running
=======

 $ ./cellminer --help

RPC username and password will default to those found in
~/.bitcoin/bitcoin.conf.

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