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v6.4.0

  • #1862 RandomX: removed rx/loki algorithm.
  • #1890 Added argon2/chukwav2 algorithm.
  • #1895 #1897 Added benchmark and stress test.
  • #1864 RandomX: improved software AES performance.
  • #1870 RandomX: fixed unexpected resume due to disconnect during dataset init.
  • #1872 RandomX: fixed randomx_create_vm call.
  • #1875 RandomX: fixed crash on x86.
  • #1876 RandomX: added huge-pages-jit config parameter.
  • #1881 Fixed possible race condition in hashrate counting code.
  • #1882 #1886 #1887 #1893 General code improvements.
  • #1885 Added more precise hashrate calculation.
  • #1889 Fixed libuv performance issue on Linux.

v6.3.5

v6.3.4

  • #1823 RandomX: added new option scratchpad_prefetch_mode.
  • #1827 #1831 Improved nonce iteration performance.
  • #1828 RandomX: added SSE4.1-optimized Blake2b.
  • #1830 RandomX: added performance profiler (for developers).
  • #1835 RandomX: returned old soft AES implementation and added auto-select between the two.
  • #1840 RandomX: moved more stuff to compile time, small x86 JIT compiler speedup.
  • #1841 Fixed Cryptonight OpenCL for AMD 20.7.2 drivers.
  • #1842 RandomX: AES improvements, a bit faster hardware AES code when compiled with MSVC.
  • #1843 RandomX: improved performance of GCC compiled binaries.

v6.3.3

  • #1817 Fixed self-select login sequence.
  • Added brand new build from source documentation.
  • New binary downloads for macOS (macos-x64), FreeBSD (freebsd-static-x64), Linux (linux-static-x64), Ubuntu 18.04 (bionic-x64), Ubuntu 20.04 (focal-x64).
  • Generic Linux download xenial-x64 renamed to linux-x64.
  • Builds without SSL/TLS support are no longer provided.
  • Improved CUDA loader error reporting and fixed plugin load on Linux.
  • Fixed build warnings with Clang compiler.
  • Fixed colors on macOS.

v6.3.2

  • #1794 More robust 1 GB pages handling.
    • Don't allocate 1 GB per thread if 1 GB is the default huge page size.
    • Try to allocate scratchpad from dataset's 1 GB huge pages, if normal huge pages are not available.
    • Correctly initialize RandomX cache if 1 GB pages fail to allocate on a first NUMA node.
  • #1806 Fixed macOS battery detection.
  • #1809 Improved auto configuration on ARM CPUs.
    • Added retrieving ARM CPU names, based on lscpu code and database.

v6.3.1

  • #1786 Added pause-on-battery option, supported on Windows and Linux.
  • Added command line options --randomx-cache-qos and --argon2-impl.

v6.3.0

  • #1771 Adopted new SSE2NEON and reduced ARM-specific changes.
  • #1774 RandomX: Added new option cache_qos in randomx object for cache QoS support.
  • #1777 Added support for upcoming Haven offshore fork.
    • #1780 CryptoNight OpenCL: fix for long input data.

v6.2.3

  • #1745 AstroBWT: fixed OpenCL compilation on some systems.
  • #1749 KawPow: optimized CPU share verification.
  • #1752 RandomX: added error message when MSR mod fails.
  • #1754 Fixed GPU health readings for pre Vega GPUs on Linux.
  • #1756 Added results and connection reports.
  • #1759 KawPow: fixed DAG initialization on slower AMD GPUs.
  • #1763 KawPow: fixed rare duplicate share errors.
  • #1766 RandomX: small speedup on Ryzen CPUs.

v6.2.2

  • #1742 Fixed crash when use HTTP API.

v6.2.1

  • #1726 Fixed detection of AVX2/AVX512.
  • #1728 Fixed, 32 bit Windows builds was crash on start.
  • #1729 Fixed KawPow crash on old CPUs.
  • #1730 Improved displaying information for compute errors on GPUs.
  • #1732 Fixed NiceHash disconnects for KawPow.
  • Fixed AMD GPU health (temperatures/power/clocks/fans) readings on Linux.

v6.2.0-beta

  • #1717 Added new algorithm cn/ccx for Conceal.
  • #1718 Fixed, linker on Linux was marking entire executable as having an executable stack.
  • #1720 Fixed broken CryptoNight algorithms family with gcc 10.1.

v6.0.1-beta

  • #1708 Added title option.
  • #1711 [cuda] Print errors from KawPow DAG initialization.
  • #1713 [cuda] Reduced memory usage for KawPow, minimum CUDA plugin version now is 6.1.0.

v6.0.0-beta

  • #1694 Added support for KawPow algorithm (Ravencoin) on AMD/NVIDIA.
  • Removed previously deprecated cn/gpu algorithm.
  • Default donation level reduced to 1% but you still can increase it if you like.

v5.11.3

  • #1718 Fixed, linker on Linux was marking entire executable as having an executable stack.
  • #1720 Fixed broken CryptoNight algorithms family with gcc 10.1.

v5.11.2

  • #1664 Improved JSON config error reporting.
  • #1668 Optimized RandomX dataset initialization.
  • #1675 Fixed cross-compiling on Linux.
  • Fixed memory leak in HTTP client.
  • Build dependencies updated to recent versions.
  • Compiler for Windows gcc builds updated to v10.1.

v5.11.1

  • #1652 Up to 1% RandomX perfomance improvement on recent AMD CPUs.
  • #1306 Fixed possible double connection to a pool.
  • #1654 Fixed build with LibreSSL.

v5.11.0

  • #1632 Added AstroBWT CUDA support (CUDA plugin v3.0.0 or newer required).
  • #1605 Fixed AstroBWT OpenCL for NVIDIA GPUs.
  • #1635 Added pooled memory allocation of RandomX VMs (+0.5% speedup on Zen2).
  • #1641 RandomX JIT refactoring, smaller memory footprint and a bit faster overall.
  • #1643 Fixed build on CentOS 7.

v5.10.0

  • #1602 Added AMD GPUs support for AstroBWT algorithm.
  • #1590 MSR mod automatically deactivated after switching from RandomX algorithms.
  • #1592 Added AVX2 optimized code for AstroBWT algorithm.
    • Added new config option astrobwt-avx2 in cpu object and command line option --astrobwt-avx2.
  • #1596 Major TLS (Transport Layer Security) subsystem update.
  • cn/gpu algorithm now disabled by default and will be removed in next major (v6.x.x) release, no ETA for it right now.
  • Added command line option --data-dir.

v5.9.0

  • #1578 Added new RandomKEVA algorithm for upcoming Kevacoin fork, as "algo": "rx/keva" or "coin": "keva".
  • #1584 Fixed invalid AstroBWT hashes after algorithm switching.
  • #1585 Fixed build without HTTP support.
  • Added command line option --astrobwt-max-size.

v5.8.2

  • #1580 AstroBWT algorithm 20-50% speedup.
    • Added new option astrobwt-max-size.
  • #1581 Fixed macOS build.

v5.8.1

  • #1575 Fixed new block detection for DERO solo mining.

v5.8.0

  • #1573 Added new AstroBWT algorithm for upcoming DERO fork, as "algo": "astrobwt" or "coin": "dero".

v5.7.0

  • Added SOCKS5 proxies support for Tor https://xmrig.com/docs/miner/tor.
  • #377 Fixed duplicate jobs in daemon (solo) mining client.
  • #1560 RandomX 0.3-0.4% speedup depending on CPU.
  • Fixed possible crashes in HTTP client.

v5.6.0

  • #1536 Added workaround for new AMD GPU drivers.
  • #1546 Fixed generic OpenCL code for AMD Navi GPUs.
  • #1551 Added RandomX JIT for AMD Navi GPUs.
  • Added health information for AMD GPUs (clocks/power/fan/temperature) via ADL (Windows) and sysfs (Linux).
  • Fixed possible nicehash nonce overflow in some conditions.
  • Fixed wrong OpenCL platform on macOS, option platform now ignored on this OS.

v5.5.3

  • #1529 Fixed crash on Bulldozer CPUs.

v5.5.2

  • #1500 Removed unnecessary code from RandomX JIT compiler.
  • #1502 Optimizations for AMD Bulldozer.
  • #1508 Added support for BMI2 instructions.
  • #1510 Optimized CFROUND instruction for RandomX.
  • #1520 Fixed thread affinity.

v5.5.1

  • #1469 Fixed build with gcc 4.8.
  • #1473 Added RandomX auto-config for mobile Ryzen APUs.
  • #1477 Fixed build with Clang.
  • #1489 RandomX JIT compiler tweaks.
  • #1493 Default value for Intel MSR preset changed to 15.
  • Fixed unwanted resume after RandomX dataset change.

v5.5.0

  • #179 Added support for environment variables in config file.
  • #1445 Removed rx/v algorithm.
  • #1453 Fixed crash on 32bit systems.
  • #1459 Fixed crash on very low memory systems.
  • #1465 Added fix for 1st-gen Ryzen crashes.
  • #1466 Added cn-pico/tlo algorithm.
  • Added --randomx-no-rdmsr command line option.
  • Added console title for Windows with miner name and version.
  • On Windows priority option now also change base priority.

v5.4.0

  • #1434 Added RandomSFX (rx/sfx) algorithm for Safex Cash.
  • #1445 Added RandomV (rx/v) algorithm for new MoneroV.
  • #1419 Added reverting MSR changes on miner exit, use "rdmsr": false, in "randomx" object to disable this feature.
  • #1423 Fixed conflicts with exists WinRing0 driver service.
  • #1425 Fixed crash on first generation Zen CPUs (MSR mod accidentally enable Opcache), additionally now you can disable Opcache and enable MSR mod via config "wrmsr": ["0xc0011020:0x0", "0xc0011021:0x60", "0xc0011022:0x510000", "0xc001102b:0x1808cc16"],.
  • Added advanced usage for wrmsr option, for example: "wrmsr": ["0x1a4:0x6"], (Intel) and "wrmsr": ["0xc0011020:0x0", "0xc0011021:0x40:0xffffffffffffffdf", "0xc0011022:0x510000", "0xc001102b:0x1808cc16"], (Ryzen).
  • Added new config option "verbose" and command line option --verbose.

v5.3.0

  • #1414 Added native MSR support for Windows, by using signed WinRing0 driver (© 2007-2009 OpenLibSys.org).
  • Added new MSR documentation.
  • #1418 Increased stratum send buffer size.

v5.2.1

  • #1408 Added RandomX boost script for Linux (if you don't like run miner with root privileges).
  • Added support for AMD Ryzen MSR registers (Linux only).
  • Fixed command line option --randomx-wrmsr option without parameters.

v5.2.0

  • #1388 Added 1GB huge pages support for Linux.
    • Added new option 1gb-pages in randomx object with command line equivalent --randomx-1gb-pages.
    • Added automatic huge pages configuration on Linux if use the miner with root privileges.
  • Added automatic Intel prefetchers configuration on Linux.
    • Added new option wrmsr in randomx object with command line equivalent --randomx-wrmsr=6.
  • #1396 #1401 New performance optimizations for Ryzen CPUs.
  • #1385 Added max-threads-hint option support for RandomX dataset initialization threads.
  • #1386 Added priority option support for RandomX dataset initialization threads.
  • For official builds all dependencies (libuv, hwloc, openssl) updated to recent versions.
  • Windows msvc builds now use Visual Studio 2019 instead of 2017.

v5.1.1

  • #1365 Fixed various system response/stability issues.
    • Added new CPU option yield and command line equivalent --cpu-no-yield.
  • #1363 Fixed wrong priority of main miner thread.

v5.1.0

  • #1351 RandomX optimizations and fixes.
  • #1307 Fixed mining resume after donation round for pools with self-select feature.
  • #1318 Added option "mode" (or --randomx-mode) for RandomX.
    • Added memory information on miner startup.
    • Added resources field to summary API with memory information and load average.

v5.0.1

  • #1234 Fixed compatibility with some AMD GPUs.
  • #1284 Fixed build without RandomX.
  • #1285 Added command line options --cuda-bfactor-hint and --cuda-bsleep-hint.
  • #1290 Fixed 32-bit ARM compilation.

v5.0.0

This version is first stable unified 3 in 1 GPU+CPU release, OpenCL support built in in miner and not require additional external dependencies on compile time, NVIDIA CUDA available as external CUDA plugin, for convenient, 3 in 1 downloads with recent CUDA version also provided.

This release based on 4.x.x series and include all features from v4.6.2-beta, changelog below include only the most important changes, full changelog available separately.

  • #1272 Optimized hashrate calculation.
  • #1263 Added new option dataset_host for NVIDIA GPUs with less than 4 GB memory (RandomX only).
  • #1068 Added support for self-select stratum protocol extension.
  • #1227 Added new algorithm rx/arq, RandomX variant for upcoming ArQmA fork.
  • #808 Added experimental support for persistent memory for CPU mining threads.
  • #1221 Improved RandomX dataset memory usage and initialization speed for NUMA machines.
  • #1175 Fixed support for systems where total count of NUMA nodes not equal usable nodes count.
  • Added config option cpu/max-threads-hint and command line option --cpu-max-threads-hint.
  • #1185 Added JIT compiler for RandomX on ARMv8.
  • Improved API endpoint GET /2/backends and added support for this endpoint to workers.xmrig.info.
  • Added command line option --no-cpu to disable CPU backend.
  • Added OpenCL specific command line options: --opencl, --opencl-devices, --opencl-platform, --opencl-loader and --opencl-no-cache.
  • Added CUDA specific command line options: --cuda, --cuda-loader and --no-nvml.
  • Removed command line option --http-enabled, HTTP API enabled automatically if any other --http-* option provided.
  • #1172 Added OpenCL mining backend.
  • Algorithm cn/wow removed, as no longer alive.

Previous versions

doc/CHANGELOG_OLD.md

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