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by brianddk
Mon Aug 10, 2015 11:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tried testnet to get started...
Replies: 10
Views: 7259

Re: Tried testnet to get started...

OK... bit of a correction... I got testnet coins, but they are immature. Still need the blockchain to get to 126120 before I can spend them... I"ll look into regtest and try to figure out how to generate blocks there.
by brianddk
Sun Aug 09, 2015 3:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tried testnet to get started...
Replies: 10
Views: 7259

Re: Tried testnet to get started...

Are you using cgminer with a pool or by yourself (probably by yourself if you are doing testnet)? Pool: cgminer -o http://pool:port -u username -p password By yourself: cgminer -o http://localhost:8332 -u username -p password --btc-address 15qSxP1SQcUX3o4nhkfdbgyoWEFMomJ4rZ Make sure to change the ...
by brianddk
Fri Aug 07, 2015 8:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tried testnet to get started...
Replies: 10
Views: 7259

Re: Tried testnet to get started...

I think Namecoin testnet has the rule from Bitcoin testnet that resets difficulty if no block is mined in a certain period of time (I think 40 minutes?). So if you'd like to place a bit of mining hashpower on testnet so that blocks are mined regularly, that would be very helpful and would be apprec...
by brianddk
Thu Aug 06, 2015 9:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tried testnet to get started...
Replies: 10
Views: 7259

Tried testnet to get started...

I'm trying to get started in namecoin, so I thought I would try to register some stuff on testnet. Found two problems with my master plan... Frequent periods with no miners on testnet No functioning faucet on testnet since nmctest.net let it's cert expire while HSTS was still active (making cert non...