[PiMP: Portable Instant Mining Platform] 64bit, Scrypt/N/ETH/XMR/ZEC and many more


#21

hello mikey

sorry for the late reply
we have a great way for you to do the overclocking just pimpup and edit the json and reboot

hope to see you soon back in out irc , slack, or discord

kind regards,

dbct


#22

Trick or Treat! Come unwrap your delicious new releases! You’ll be making more coins in no time.

Major Support Revamp!

The PiMP Forum has given a new home to crypto fans and miners! We built out a modern, mobile friendly, well-organized and professionally maintained forum for all PiMPs to share ideas and to make it even faster and easier to mine with PiMP and miner.farm! Big thanks to Anjin, Emily, and Dbct for this treasure. We also use Single-Sign-on so you can easily use your getpimp.org account username and password on the forum.

All major bugs fixed: AMD UEFI and 5+ GPU support, 4G decoding, AMD ETH DAG fix, networking issues on validation. ALL FIXED!

PiMP 2.3 is here! New images. New kernels. New NVIDIA drivers. New AMDGPU drivers. New overclocking tools. All served with the same support and community included with all of our PiMP and Miner.Farm products! And all with the time-tested quality assurance you are accustomed to with PiMP software for all these years.

Simpler versioning: No more rc numbers. 2.3.30 is the build number for these releases.

PiMP OS for AMD Gets a much much needed overhaul: The 2.3 AMD release works for all supported AMD cards.

PiMP 2.0 is now retired: In other words, you can now have a 390 and a RX-470 in your PiMP 2.3-amd rig. You can also have 7xxx and 2xx series cards in the same rig but they may underperform on the amdgpu driver.

TO DOWNLOAD: Go to your https://getpimp.org/home-landing/my-downloads page.

PIMP OS for NVIDIA: nothing major here, just incorporated all of the previous bug fixes, features, optimizations and updates since v2.2.2-nvidia (v2.2-rc2-nvidia)

Crypto Mining and PiMP have had ROCKET growth in 2017:

In 2017 so far, PiMP received several major version releases: 1.9/2.0 were released as a set supporting legacy and modern AMD GPUs (See: Which PiMP is right for you), followed by 2.1 released supporting NVidia. During this time we saw record numbers in growth, as the preferred mining platform to support nvidia users for Linux! In the meantime we had some major growth in NVidia mining needs and we addressed those needs with the 2.2-nvidia release.

During this time, some of our users experienced difficulty with stability due to explosive growth based on our features and performance. In response, we expanded the team with more subject matter experts, redesigned and deployed our infrastructure, and have been experiencing smooth sailing since.

Alongside this rocket growth, Miner.Farm has seen great improvements in fixes, structure, and setup. Improvements have streamlined the product to be able to handle even the most hardened miners out there. Sign up for a free account with Miner.Farm and capture realtime graphing of your rig’s performance!

Highlighted infrastructure updates:

Miner.farm code has been getting multiple overhauls at each component to provide more network robustness, security, and accuracy.
We’ve upgraded our server fleet to handle the 100+ rig farms we have running simultaneously online. We are constantly evaluating, testing, and improving the infrastructure.
The download servers have been upgraded and scale with demand to ensure swift download and install.
We are evaluating and working with a number of payment processors such as Coinpayments, Stripe, and Coinbase to improve the sales and subscription processes.

Highlighted new features:

gputool has been completely rebuilt, and now will set clocks and fans on both Nvidia and AMD cards. If you were using other scripts or other methods to set fans or clocks, switch to gputool for the latest feature support. (For details how to use gputool, Check out our gputool post in forum.getpimp.org’s Overclocking section.)

Are your stats wrong? Are you getting 0mh/s but the miner is running? Does it say screen is terminating without starting the miner? Does the miner not run? Does the miner screen exit? Here is how to fix it in 4 quick steps:

  1. Run the command pimpup in the terminal and update both the PiMP software, as well as the miner you are running.

  2. Does this profile run fine with the defaults? For example, profile 2501 uses ewbfminer and you can restore the default config with: del nvidia.ewbf.zcash.pcfg and then run it with: pimp --test 1 (if it is miner id #1 in the pimp --list).

  3. If pimp --test 1 does not show you the right information you can go a step further and run without stats and without the screen. This is just for testing: pimp --debug 1

  4. If you run fine with the default conf then you know it’s your conf that is the problem. Double check it with checkconf command.

If you’re having any other problems, come join us in our Discord Channel!

You can now add and remove miners on the miner.farm website! To add a miner, the Agent Settings panel now displays the GPUs in the agent host, and allows you to add miners using the profiles on the rig. Miners can be removed from the Miner Settings panel. (See the miner.farm section on the forum for an easy guide.)

Check out more hardware details about your rigs on your miner.farm panel by clicking the Miner Settings button on a rig in your Farm view.

STAY ON TOP OF THE LATEST UPDATES

PiMPUP reminder - stay on top of the latest updates by entering “pimpup” in your terminal screen.

COMMUNITY NEWS:

Chat in real-time with other miner.farm members from around the world and the dev team by joining our Discord Channel!
We are pleased to have created a new PiMP Beta team to increase the quality, stop bugs, and streamline testing and releasing of updates and new images. So far we have had a nice range of miners from relatively new hobby miners, to large garage pimps, to the largest megawatt datacenters running hundreds of PIMP rigs!
blackice has been promoted from Beta to Testing/Support team and has been helping pimps on the forum and the discord with a great attitude. Special thanks to blackice!

FINAL SIGN-OFF

With being one of the first platforms to support Linux users, and the explosion of the Nvidia market this year, we’re excited to see lots of new great miners with great ideas for how to use our tools to optimize your mining experience. In the future, you can expect to see us feature cool new rig designs and some awesome workshop articles.

Thank you for being a part of the PiMP community. We appreciate each of you and we cheer for your success.

melt
CEO, Portable Instant Mining Platform
mail: info@getpimp.org



#23

November News and Announcements

The holiday season has begun, and we’re trimming the turkey and stuffing the tree, lining our stockings by the fireplace and making our wish list for PiMP release version 3. As we focus our aim to 2018, we are grateful for all of the growth that we experienced in 2017, and through the years past.

We want to give a huge thank you to our early adopters who believed in the product from the very beginning and have been supporting us ever since!

CONNECT WITH PiMP

Follow on Facebook
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Join us on Discord

CYBER MONDAY SPECIAL

APPLY DISCOUNT CODE CYBER10 FOR 10% OFF YOUR PURCHASE

Starting December 2nd PiMP will be moving to a new pricing structure. Your last chance to buy your copy of PiMP at our INCREDIBLE prices through this weekend, with a additional 10% off with the above discount code on Monday!
BUY PiMP NOW

PiMP OS News:

BIG PLATFORM UPDATES

  • This quarter we’ve been focused on tackling a few major bugs, all changes and updates can be found on the changelog (https://forum.getpimp.org/topic/4/updates-and-change-log) .
  • With the new 2.3.30 images we have reached the stability that we are known for and we are happy to report this is the #1 feedback given about the latest PIMP! And we all know: Uptime => Profit.
  • We’re excited to welcome Jason to our dev family! If you’re interested in joining the PiMP Team, check out our jobs page (https://getpimp.org/help/about/jobs/) !

Support Forum Highlights

Since launching our support forum earlier this quarter, we’ve seen a great amount of activity, and wanted to highlight some areas for you to get started:

Keep sending us your feedback on the forum so we can make the new features that you need!

Beta Team News

A SHOUT OUT TO EVERYONE SUPPORTING PiMP
This newsletter we want to recognize MVP blackice - You need help on the forum? He’s there. You need help on the discord? He’s there. A special Thank you to blackice for quick answers and taking the time to look up information that helps get miners hashing faster with PiMP.


#24

Major Release! Nvidia/AMD Combo Rigs! DECEMBER UPDATE

Happy Holiday’s, Crypto Miners!
We have been excited to welcome a great burst of new people as well as the usual regulars that always seem to know what is going on in crypto!
Thanks to your honest feedback, we went back to the basics. We have been optimizing, slimming down, and bug fixing to get the stability PIMP is known for. Haven’t tried PIMP yet? What are you waiting for… There’s coins to be made!

BUY PiMP NOW!

Nvidia and AMD combo rigs! Custom kernels and drivers! And more! Start unwrapping!!!

PIMP-2.4.1-ALL: RELEASED 20171216:

This release Added NVIDIA/AMD Combination rigs support! (Nvidias before AMDs!!)
Yes, This is the best image for ALL AMD & NVIDIA & Mix-and-match GPUs! (Except some people with AMD R 7000/200/300 series may still get better hashrates with the old 1.9 fglrx distribution.)

Other Big Features in PiMP OS 2.4:
BIG PLATFORM UPDATES

  • Added PolarisBiosEditor Visual Video BIOS editor for AMD GPUs to local GUI/RDP desktop.
  • Save, Edit, Replace AMD BIOS from a GUI or the console.
  • Custom PiMP kernels and drivers for extra mining stability and performance.
  • Made key validation easier to understand and what may be causing a key problem.
  • Updated firefox homepage and shortcuts in GUI for easier support.
  • Added atitool for more amd tweaking ability.

Major infrastructure overhaul! We continue to build the new platform and migrate to more powerful servers and codebases every day. The community continues to grow and we are experiencing the crypto boom like never before. Over 4,000 hits a day on the forum alone! And that means lots of people helping each other make more money with mining.

Support Team Shout Outs:
We would like to welcome a bunch of new beta team members as well as some veterans such as ldemorgan4 and Zamasu that have been helping other pimps this month! The community is our main focus and we appreciate all those who make it the best place to swap ideas and have fun mining!
Improvements have streamlined the product to be able to handle even the most hardened miners out there. Sign up for a free account with Miner.Farm and capture realtime graphing of your rig’s performance!

Forum Highlights:
Category: Unsolved There is a new “Unsolved” button right at the top so you can see questions that were asked and still needing some help, or ongoing concerns and investigations! Any information can help, and you might see your question there too, so you will want to check this often. Also there are brand new 1080p video guides for both New pimps getting started, and helpme / troubleshooting, check those videos out on the forum: Getting Started -> Quickstart topic, and the Troubleshooting -> How to troubleshoot your rig topic.

NEW! Beta Team Business Tips:
Autoswitching is something that a lot of new miners ask for. The pro miners know that this seems great but it is not. The pros want you to know that the goal is to keep as many rigs mining as much as possible. Any automatic switching or changing when you manage many rigs causes loss of profit due to downtime. They say: Calculate your profit based on the numbers and don’t forget to factor labor costs, payout schedules, etc. in when you are making decisions about your farm.
UPCOMING CONTESTS….

Post your rig in the Rig Showcase on the forum with photos, settings, and hashrates. We will be giving out prizes for some new categories in the coming months!
For more great information about mining, come join us in the PiMP Discord!!


#25

Hello Crypto world and PiMPs around the globe

Welcome to the new year and what a year it has been.
Pimp as a company came so far in the past year from being in the shadow of other Operating systems to what it has become today a full heavy full OS that kicks ass.

This being said there have been many changes in the background of PiMP aswell.
With the coming of a full support team , beta team ,upgrade to discord as a main chat medium and active forums.
There have been a number of changes also in the Admin section of PiMP.

With all this positive news it is with a heavy heart that I must take my leave from this crew.
This choice has been made on my own after a month of putting things on a scale.
I personally would like to end this on a positive note because I care much for the original crew and the work that has been done giving you guys one of the best choices a miner could need for there choice in what they want to run on there rig.

Why would you leave is a question I got , well to answer that I need to disclose a bit of personal info.
Last year was also a year that I changed my day job (yes all the work that has been done was besides this ) and also they offered me a study to follow, this next to the Family matters.
As you can imagine this is more then a day holds in hours so every day was a tight squeeze.

Last but never the less not least I would personally like to thank Melt and Lily for putting there trust in me and that we could lay the foundation to what pimp is today.

I will NOT leave the crypto world and you can always contact me on the many places I have a presence in and who knows where the road takes me next it certainly is a great age to be a miner.

Facebook https://tinyurl.com/2atoqy
discord dbct
Linked in https://tinyurl.com/y8ugbz8c
skype on request

MINE ON

DBCT


#26

JANUARY UPDATE: 2.4.2: More Stability, Smaller Image
PiMP-2.4.2-all and other updates were released this month to roll up fixes for stability, especially for pimps that were having trouble imaging or verifying their keys. Discord and other help resources now load right on the GUI desktop for our new miners to have easy access to the help they need.

By popular request, we also turned on previous released versions for all customers to download to help those working with older or more stubborn equipment. Check your getpimp .org “My Downloads” section for all the links.

We are continuously adding support for more miners, coins, algorithms and confs, so keep your eye on pimpup, Discord, and the forum, and let us know what you need and we will do our best!

PiMP Logo Design Contest
Be a part of Miner history by designing the new official PiMP logo. As we’re headed into the new year, we’re looking for a new look for the top mining software made by miners for miners! Find more information on our contest announcement: https://forum.getpimp.org/topic/1081/pimp-logo-design-contest

Support Team Shout Outs
@ldemorgan4 has been promoted from beta to support and @Paz has been promoted to Beta team. They both have been working overtime helping miners on discord and the forum, as well as working with the developers to investigate and solve some major issues! Great work!

Another great resource at your fingertips when getting started and also helping new pimps is the Top Known Bugs, Problems, and Questions post on the forum: https://forum.getpimp.org/topic/57/top-known-bugs-problems-and-questions

Support Side Tip: Miner not running? First thing to always do: pimpup, and then test the miner using pimp --test 1 and/or pimp --debug 1 if you need to look at why the miner is not running.

Improvements have streamlined the product to be able to handle even the most hardened miners out there. Sign up for a free account with Miner.Farm and capture realtime graphing of your rig’s performance!

Forum Highlights
Are you interested in getting a pulse on the latest and newest news in crypto, check out the CRYPTOCURRENCY NEWS, RUMORS, AND CHATTER section on the forum!

Over the past month we’ve seen record breaking numbers of new members joining our miner community. To those of you who are new here, welcome! To those who have been with us since the beginning, please take some time to review our updated terms and conditions regarding our new community guidelines.

Miner.Farm Updates
Thanks to the overwhelming show of support and love for Miner.Farm we outgrew our server and now we are creating new scalable servers to make sure your monitoring continues to be fast and easy. As we continue to build out and tune in our server fleet every day, and will be putting together even more infrastructure to support the continuing growth and the new 3.0 version of miner.farm for coming this year!

Beta Team Business Tips
PiMP has many useful troubleshooting tools that can help you solve your problems with your rigs. Many miners use PiMP to troubleshoot even if they run Windows! Just boot your rig up with PiMP to do quick discovery of issues with our collection of diagnostic tools.


#27

Lots of love and high hashrates to our loyal customers!
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2.4.2: More Stability, Smaller Image
FEBRUARY UPDATE
We have 4 new miners that just came out:

  • (amd) optiminer 2.1.2: equihash/zcash/zcl/zen [optiminer.equihash.pcfg] - already had, but updated how it works
  • (nvid) ccminer-phi-anxmod v1.0: phi [ccminer.phi.pcfg]
  • (nvid) bminer v5.3.0: zcash/equihash [bminer.equihash.pcfg]
  • (nvid) dstm v0.5.8: zcash/equihash [dstm.equihash.pcfg]

We are continuously adding support for more miners, coins, algorithms and confs, so keep your eye on pimpup, Discord, and the forum, and let us know what you need and we will do our best!

Support Team Shout Outs
LIFE’S BETTER WITH BETA
This month we launched our Beta/Support calls and the results have been legend-waitforit-awesome. This month’s shoutout goes out to the Beta and Support team members who have made these calls and taken our insight to the product and support to the next level.

Are you interested in being one of the first to get the latest beta images? Reach out to beta@getpimp.org and find out what it takes to join our beta team.

Forum Highlights
FIND THE LOVE OF YOUR MINE ON OUR FORUM
Stay up to date with the latest and greatest in crypto by watching our CRYPTOCURRENCY NEWS, RUMORS, AND CHATTER post on the forum!

Miner.Farm Updates
WON’T U B (ON) MINE(R.FARM)
This month we doubled the web server capacity for Miner.Farm! We continue to release improvements that streamline the product to be able to handle even the most hardened miners out there. Sign up for a free account with Miner.Farm and capture realtime graphing of your rig’s performance!

Beta Team Business Tips
HAND HOLDING LIKE SOME TEENAGE SWEETHEARTS
One of the most useful features is our pimpup --auto. You can set up auto resets of the rig on a regular rotation (we recommend weekly).
Other things you can do:

  • reboot the box after it's done pimp'ing up with `pimpup`
  • `pimp --stop 1 && pimpup --auto && pimp --start 1` can be used to update pimp and the current miner(s) in use (make sure to stop 2,3,4 if you are using those, as well.)
  • Remember: pimpup only updates the software during the "Updating PiMP Software" part. Then it brings you to a menu to update your miner. After you've updated your software, don't forget to update your miner!