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How to get help - The troubleshooting tools
Getting Troubleshooting information is as easy as running the
helpmecommand in PiMP terminal. This will run through common hardware and software diagnostics for a moment. At the end it will provide you a URL to our secure helpme server running the PIMP Troubleshooter. This does not have any key or sensitive information and can safely be shared with support and other PiMPs so they can help you. Please do this before submitting your post.
First, don't forget to
pimpupto get the latest pimp features.
With this process that you could better troubleshout your rig even faster.
This log will show you the readout if the miner info that is on that is send to minerfarm site every 10 seconds like id used , hashate and so on.
To turn this on :
To turn this off :
What is logged and filled over time :
It will also make a miner log :(in this log you find the the service to see ip and if the services themselves are loading correctly)
To turn on and off logging, you can use these commands:
minerfarm --logging onand
minerfarm --logging off
View the log:
The log files are stored to /var/log/agent.log and /var/log/miner.log.
To view this local there are a a couple of ways you can do this.
tail 50(show you the 50 entries)
tail -f (the -f stands for follow and will follow the entries)
to get back out of this screen use ctrl + c
- showme of the log :
This command gives out a link , with this link you can show others the log outputs.
Example of how to post on discord and forum.
on forum :(EXAMPLE)
is also available when you are trying to show other PiMPs the output of your command or contents of a text file.
We have two pasting commands available:
pastebinit. For more details, check out the commands topic.
Here are some examples of cloud pasting in PiMP:
Paste the sgminer.eth.conf file to the cloud:
You could also use:
cat /opt/confs/sgminer.eth.conf | pastebinit
Paste the output of pimp --debug command to the cloud:
pimp --debug | pastebinit
helpmetool is a script that queries your hardware and software for information. This information is then uploaded securely to the PiMP Troubleshooter, another web app from the PiMP family. This will give you all of the information about your system that you need to troubleshoot problems. You can then provide the helpme URL to the page that was uploaded so that your fellow PiMPs can take a look and help you solve your issues.
- Type helpme into the terminal on a PiMP rig.
- Copy the helpme URL from the terminal. (Control-Insert works on most terminals.)
- Paste the helpme URL into your browser and/or the live chat so you can get support.
- Now you can use the PiMP Troubleshooter app to view all of the information about your rig’s hardware, GPUs, PiMP and minerfarm software, services, configurations, logs and status.
Step 5: Find the information that leads you to fix a problem so you can get back to mining.
Note, you can also run the
helpmereport remotely using miner.farm. This will go to the rig, run helpme, and if it completes successfully, provide you the URL right in the Host Hardware Info section on your Farm Admin > Agent View screen.
For how-to guide: See this article in Miner.farm Support forum category:
Happy hunting those problems, miners!
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