YTNObserver #3 Yenten (YTN) Raspberry Pi home miner

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Buying necessary items

Raspi YTN Miner has arrived
Raspi YTN Miner main board
Raspi YTN miner case assembly
Boxed Raspi Yenten Miner fully assembled

Loading operating system

Startup screen of Raspberry Pi Imager application
Selecting operating system for Raspi YTN miner

Mining preparation

Raspi YTN Miner operating system is up and running
# update packages informationsudo apt-get update# install neccesary componentssudo apt-get install git automake autoconf build-essential libcurl4-openssl-dev libjansson-dev libssl-dev libgmp-dev
# download miner source codemkdir miner && cd miner && git clone https://github.com/alkeicam/cpuminer-opt.git && cd cpuminer-opt
# prepare compilation
./autogen.sh
# setup platform specific flags
sudo CFLAGS="-O3 -march=armv7-a -mtune=cortex-a55" ./configure --with-curl --with-crypto
# build the application
sudo ./build.sh

Congratulations! You have successfully compiled YTN mining application for Raspberry Pi.

Mining YTN Yenten coins

./cpuminer -a yespowerr16 -o stratum+tcp://yenten-pool.info:63368 -u __YOUR_RECEIVING_ADDRESS__ >> miner.log

If you wish to learn more about mining pools do let us know in the comments

Raspi YTN Yenten Miner in action — mining Yenten coins
Starting miner with params yespowerr16 yenten-pool.info:63368 __YOUR_RECEIVING_ADDRESS__ ...
Starting miner with params yespowerr16 yenten-pool.info:63368 __YOUR_RECEIVING_ADDRESS__ ... DONE
********** cpuminer-opt 3.9.2 ***********
A CPU miner with multi algo support and optimized for CPUs
with AES_NI and AVX2 and SHA extensions.
BTC donation address: 12tdvfF7KmAsihBXQXynT6E6th2c2pByTT
CPU: ARM or AARCH64 no SSE2!
[2021-02-10 11:43:04] Starting Stratum on stratum+tcp://yenten-pool.info:63368
[2021-02-10 11:43:04] 4 miner threads started, using 'yespowerr16' algorithm.
[2021-02-10 11:43:05]ESC[33m Stratum difficulty set to 0.2

Stay tuned — get ready for #4 issue of the YTN Observer magazine

References and further reading

Previous issues of the YTN Observer magazine

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