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PiMP OS Changelog


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    20180705 pimpup:

    Added cgminer.gekko.conf # 5301 for usb gekkoscience asic support (install w/pimpup)
    Added syntax highlighting for .pcfg files in nano and vim.
    Updated bminer to 9.0.0. (Allows bytom mining)
    Updated dstm to 0.6.1.
    Updated asic configs.
    Updated pimpup and pimp --stop to show more helpful information.
    Updated pimpup to say press enter instead of any key.
    Fixed typo in xorg.log in helpme.


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    20180727 pimpup:

    Added miner logging with proper log rotation to Claymore profiles. This will improve log management to prevent disk filling.
    Added example for using OhGodaCompany's ETHlargement to /root/startup.new. Binaries will appear in new images to come.
    Added EWBFminer (at v0.4 currently) back in, profile 2501, you must install it using pimpup. This is for nvidia equihash variants (BitcoinZ, BitcoinGold, 144_5, etc.) Note: He still has not fixed the API bind error bug, so if minerfarm thinks it's not mining, try a few restarts or a reboot.
    Updated gputool: gputool gets a makeover with a ton of formatting and guidance prompting, easier to read output, better error checking, human-readable gputool –update, and the centerpiece: you will be able to define your gpus in the gpu-config file based on busid, so your settings can follow the cards when you’re working on your rigs.
    Updated lightdm log rotation to increase rig longevity.
    Updated claymore-dual to v11.9.
    Updated z-enemy nvidia miner to 1.12a.
    Updated cpu-miner profiles example pools.


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    20180810 pimpup:

    Updated bminer to v10.0.0.
    Updated xmr-stak to v2.4.8.
    Updated zenemy to v1.15a.
    Updated helpme to show simpler output if minerfarm service is running or not.
    Updated ccminer-xevan to latest build (we call it 1.0a)
    Updated reliability of IP address detection for PiMP bash prompt and conky GUI desktop stats.
    Added LitecoinZ (LTZ), Safecoin (SAFE), SnowGem (XSG), Zelcash (ZEL) equihash 144_5 coins to bminer.equihash and ewbf.equihash profiles.
    Added bfgminer-futurebit profile 5151 for Moonlander ASIC support.
    Fixed logrotate was not properly rotating claymore and some other logs.
    Fixed ethminer stats reporting bug in PiMP 2.8 beta (beta only).
    Fixed typo in pimp app help output.


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    20180813 pimpup:

    Internal fixes to gputool/pimpup/pimp for 2.8.2 beta - nothing fun, sorry!


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    20180906 pimpup:
    Added rolling backups to pimpup. It will now automatically keep 1 version back. Cleanbuilds function removed.
    Added new miners: avermore (for x16r mining on AMDs); CryptoDredge (for a ton of new coins/algos on NVIDIAs.)
    Added Over 128 Coins added for mining on NVIDIA!!!!! See https://forum.getpimp.org/topic/4543/over-128-coins-added-for-mining-on-nvidia-in-pimpup-20180906-many-new-algorithms
    Added gputool --status --terse (or gputool -st) to show a shorter version of gputool status.
    Updated gputool to use more reliable fan speed settings on NVIDIA GPUs on first try.
    Fixed minerfarm service to continue correctly when a miner hangs (child process timeout).
    Updated miners: bminer to v10.2.0; z-enemy to v1.18-91.
    Updated pimpkey to allow you to edit netplan network configuration file (for pimp 2.8.x+ versions coming to production soon.)
    Fixed pimpup when running pimpup --auto to prevent double updates when a miner binary appears twice in pimpminers conf (claymore-dual and ethminer).
    Removed incorrect upgrade prompt and other ubuntu-related news from the motd at login.
    Removed deprecated miners: ccminer-xevan, ccminer-raven, spreadcoin-x11. (Better forks were added.)


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    20180920 pimpup:

    Updated bminer to v10.3.
    Updated z-enemy to v1.20.
    Updated ethminer to v0.17.0.dev0-2+commit.a860cb05.
    Updated amdmeminfo to its latest release.
    Added 25+ new coin examples including many cryptonight variants, details here: https://forum.getpimp.org/topic/4720/list-of-25-new-coins-and-algos-added-to-pimp-for-20180920-cryptonight-party
    Added progpowminer (latest release) as new mining profile for amd/nvidia - profile progpow.pcfg. Tweaking of pcfg will be needed.
    Added extended miner logging and logrotation to bminer, dstm, cryptodredge, and ewbf.
    Added over 40 coins to managed profiles for cryptodredge (cryptonight*), zenemy, and ewbf profiles (144_5)
    Added cgminer-sha miner for USB-connected SHA256 ASICs like the NanoFury. (See Forum Post for supported device types).
    Added a reboot notification to the pimp prompt when reboot is needed after updating system packages.
    Added pimp --paste command to automatically paste one of the confs loaded in pimp --list (example: pimp --paste 1).
    Fixed or Removed deprecated/dead pools/coins from default profiles.
    Updated Siacoin pools in Claymore Dual profile.
    Removed deprecated miners: ccminer-skunk, ccminer-xevan, ccminer-raven, optiminer-equihash, sgminer-revolvercoin
    Fixed pimpup --auto to not double-deploy claymore-dual or ethminer.
    Fixed pimpup --auto $pureply errors.


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    pimpup 20181005:

    Added t-rex miner for cuda x16r and other popular algorithms. Currently 0.6.10.
    Added new cryptonight variants to xmrstak profile.
    Added new script /opt/pimp/pimprepair only for when pimpup is corrupted.
    Updated bminer to 10.4.0.
    Updated zenemy to v1.12.
    Updated ewbf to v0.6.
    Updated cryptodredge to 0.9.2.
    Fixed hardware stat collection where the GPU1+ were not showing clocks.
    Fixed crontab examples to correct syntax.


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    pimpup 20181013:

    Updated t-rex miner to 0.7.
    Updated zenemy miner to 1.22.
    Updated helpme web interface graphics for readability and new icons/colors.
    Updated ethermine:4444 pool to ethpool:3333 since they changed it.
    Updated bminer.dual.pcfg dual mining examples for verge and decred.
    Removed pimp news and extra enter key prompt from pimpup. See changelog for the news.


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    PiMP 2.8, 2.8.1, 2.8.2, 2.8.3, 2.8.4, 2.8.5: Beta only

    These test builds were released to beta team only
    Sign up at getpimp.org/beta to participate

    PiMP-2.8.6: RELEASED 2018-10-17

    MAJOR UPGRADE: Milestone to PiMP 3.0
    Upgraded to new PiMP logos, splash screens, colors, fonts, and icons!
    Upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver.
    Upgraded to CUDA 9.2 and NVIDIA 396.18. (CUDA 9.1 Still included for legacy miners)
    Upgraded to AMDGPU-PRO 18.20.
    Upgraded from NetworkManager to Netplan.
    Upgraded to discord 0.0.5.
    Added Galculator and Gsmarttools disk diagnostic tool to the desktop.
    Added ufw firewall and brute force protection for increased security.
    Fixed GUI should load properly on AMD rigs.
    Incorporated all pimpups and known miner updates to 20181013.
    Upgraded desktop boot sequence for better desktop stats reliability.
    Removed from zip the Microsoft and sha1sum programs for faster zipping/unzipping
    Updated zip README-FIRST.txt to lose those files descriptions; and also to put the youtube/c/pimpvideos url in.
    Added OhGod ethlargment and support for it to startup.sh.
    Fixed display resolution issue on some rigs.


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    pimpup 20181019:

    Updated to bminer v10.5 (requires pimp 2.8.6: if you are on pimp 2.6, reimage to 2.8.6 or do not pimpup this miner.)
    Updated to cryptodredge v0.9.3. cryptonight_v8 now supported.
    Updated cryptodredge profile to include BitTube (cryptonight_saber) examples.
    Fixed a few small display errors in pimpup.
    Fixed ethermine example pools in claymore.dual.pcfg profile.
    Reworked xmr-stak profiles and updated to latest of each xmr-stak fork. Both support cryptonight_v8 algorithm and are ready for the monero hard fork. You will need to run pimpup to update the confs and the miners:

    • 3201 (cpu/amd/nvid) xmr-aeonstak indeedminers: cryptonight and variants [xmr-aeonstak.pcfg]
    • 3251 (cpu/amd/nvid) xmr-stak fireiceuk: cryptonight and variants [xmrstak.pcfg]

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    pimpup 20181027:

    Updated t-rex to v0.7.2 and added x22i (SUQA) coin to example profile.
    Updated xmr-stak to v2.5.1 (more cryptonight v8 fixes.)
    Fixed xrdp breaking after pimpup on 2.8.6.
    Fixed conky IP address on desktop showing 0 after pimpup on 2.8.6.
    Removed zergpool examples from t-rex, cryptodredge, and z-enemy profiles (pool is gone.)


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    pimpup 20181108:

    Updated cryptodredge to v0.9.7 (requires pimp 2.8.6: if you are on pimp 2.6, reimage to 2.8.6 or do not pimpup this miner.)
    Updated dstm to v0.6.2.
    Updated t-rex to v0.7.4.
    Updated xmr-stak and xmr-aeonstak to v2.5.2.
    Updated z-enemy to v1.23.
    Updated all cgminer and bfgminer asic confs.
    Updated neoscrypt profiles with gobyte example and new coins listing.
    Updated pimp --debug command to chdir to the miner dir.
    Removed deprecated ccminer-cryptonight/ccminer.xmr.pcfg.
    Removed asic cgminer-dmaxl 5201/5202 profiles, replaced with new 5211 and 5212 profiles.
    Added cgminer-nanofury asic profile 5321.
    Added bfgminer-futurebit profile 5151.
    Added x22i SUQA examples to cryptodredge and t-rex profiles.
    Added x17 XVG/XSH examples to cryptodredge, t-rex and z-enemy profiles.
    Added new x16r/x16s examples to t-rex and z-enemy profiles.
    Added new Bitcore (BTX) example to cryptodredge, t-rex and z-enemy profiles.
    Added new cpuminer-opt cpu miner and conf for many cpu mineable algos, as profile 3121.
    Added new yescryptr16 Yenten cpu-mining-coin example to profile 3121.
    Added new sgminer-fancyix miner for amd x22i/phi2/lyra2 support, as profile 1321.
    Added AION equihash 210_9 coin example to lolminer and ewbf profiles.


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    pimpup 20181120:

    Updated gputool with better entry checking vs installed GPUs when using --update.
    Updated sgminer-fancyix to v5.6.1-nicehash-4 with compiled custom binaries.
    Updated bminer to v10.6.0.
    Updated cryptodredge to v0.10.0.
    Updated t-rex to 0.8.0.
    Updated xmr-stak pcfg with latest wallets and pools.
    Updated z-enemy to v1.24r3.
    Updated cleanbins command to remove xmr-stak amd binary files.
    Updated desktop GUI stats to new modern pimp 3.0 look!
    Added teamredminer and its profile 1201 for mining cryptonights/phi2/lyra2 with AMD GPUs.
    Added castxmr and its profile 1251 for mining cryptonights with AMD GPUs.
    Added hmq1725 algo examples to cryptodredge and cpuminer-opt profiles.
    Added geekcash coin/algo example to t-rex profile.
    Added pool.snowgem.org example pool to bminer/lolminer profiles.
    Fixed xmr-stak and xmr-aeonstak stats bug by breaking cpu and gpu into their own profiles:
    3201 and 3251 are amd/nvidia and 3202/3252 are cpu only. (filenames changed as well.)
    Fixed minerfarm --status (and pimp --status) total hashrate scaling issue.
    Fixed bootdetect to show only new gpus as new on the login/boot message.
    Removed miningspeed.com pool examples, sorry to see this pool go.


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    pimpup 20181130:

    Added gmonitor utility to view nvidia device resource usage.
    Added ubqminer (amd+nvidia ethminer fork) (currently v0.17.0-alpha.1) for ubiq fork + ubqminer.pcfg + profile 3321.
    Added wildrig-multi (amd multi-algo miner) (currently v0.13.4) + wildrig-multi.pcfg + profile 1871.
    Updated minerfarm service to get better stats for bminer when in dual mining mode.
    Updated avermore to v1.4.1-13.
    Updated bminer to v10.7.0.
    Updated cast-xmr to v1.6.5.
    Updated cryptodredge to 0.12.0 and added pipe/dedal examples to the pcfg.
    Updated ethminer to v0.18.0-alpha1.
    Updated lolminer to v0.6-alpha3.
    Updated sgminer-fancyix to v5.6.1-nicehash-5
    Updated t-rex to v0.8.3 and added x21s ritocoin examples to the pcfg.
    Updated teamredminer to v0.3.8 and added logging+logrotate support.
    Updated z-enemy to v1.25.
    Notes: xmr-stak/xmr-aeonstak work with amd, amd+cpu, nvi, nvi+cpu, but not amd+nvi. Researching why.


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    pimpup 20181214:

    Added new miner wildrig-multi (v0.14.0) for amd new altcoin mining.
    Added better network and error checking and detection in pimpkey validation.
    Added jitter to agent update to improve miner.farm graph quality.
    Cleaned up helpme images, webui and some of the verbage; simplified service reporting.
    Fixed GPU data not collected by agent until service restart!
    Fixed startup.sh instructions.
    Fixed pimpup to deploy environment updates immediately after pimpup.
    Fixed desktop stats to stay on the screen more reliably when using the GUI.
    Updated cast-xmr to v1.6.5; improved mf stats integration.
    Updated cryptodredge to v0.14.0 (added x21s, lyra2vc0ban, lyra2rev3.)
    Updated phoenixminer to v4.0b (added ubqhash); integrated stats to miner.farm.
    Updated gminer to v1.10 (cuda equihash miner); integrated stats to miner.farm.
    Updated lolminer to v0.6a4.
    Updated sgminer-fancyix to v5.6.1-nicehash-6 (5.3.1.3.b5fp5).
    Updated t-rex to v0.8.8.
    Updated xmr-aeonstak profiles to split into amd 3201, cpu 3202, nvidia 3203 profiles.
    Updated xmr-stak to v2.7.1; split into amd 3251, cpu 3252, nvidia 3253 profiles.
    Updated z-enemy to v1.28.
    Removed ubqminer (deprecated) - use phoenixminer for ubqhash.


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    pimpup 20190103:
    Happy New Year to the pimps! Thanks for your support.
    Updated bminer to v11.1.0 (adds dual ethash+btm support).
    Updated cast-xmr to v1.6.6.
    Updated claymore-dual to v12.0.
    Updated cryptodredge to v0.15.2. (adds MTP support).
    Updated ethminer to v0.18.0-alpha.3-18.
    Updated gminer to v1.14.
    Updated lolminer to v0.6s.
    Updated sgminer-fancyix to beta5gp2 (adds lyra2REv3 support).
    Updated t-rex to v0.8.9.
    Added 1211 xmrig-amd; 2211 xmrig-nvidia; 3151 xmrig-cpu miners (install with pimpup.)
    Fixed gminer to properly detect whether it was running or not.


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    pimpup 20190110:

    Added better error checking and db creation logic to pimpkey for upcoming new image releases.
    Fixed log rotation config file permissions issue that affected some rigs log rotation.
    Updated bminer to v11.4.0 (Switched to AMD+NVIDIA miner. Added Aeternity, BEAM. BEAM supports AMD!)
    Updated cryptodredge to v0.16.0 (Adds x16rt(VEIL), Lyra2zz(LAPO)).
    Updated gminer to v1.15 (Adds BEAM).
    Updated t-rex to v0.9.1 (Adds x16rt (Veil), sha256q (Pyrite)).
    Updated wildrig-multi to v0.15.1 (Adds MTP, x16rt(VEIL), SHA256q, SHA256t).
    Updated xmr-aeonstak to v2.7.1 (cnheavy boost).
    Updated sgminer-fancyix to beta5gp3 (Adds lyra2Zz(LAPO)).
    Updated phoenixminer to v4.1a beta (Faster amd kernels).


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    pimpup 20190123:

    Added feature: pimp --add WORD should return the list filtered on WORD. For example: pimp --add amd would return the list items with the word 'amd' in them.
    Updated gputool for more reliable AMD fan setting.
    Updated miner starting to wait a little longer for .conf-based miners to allow them to generate a kernel binary and then start.
    Updated bminer to v13.1.0.
    Updated Cryptodredge to v0.16.1 and removed exosis, lyra2v2, polytimos algos from pcfg as they were removed from miner.
    Updated gminer to v1.21.
    Updated phoenixminer to v4.1c.
    Updated sgminer-fancyix to beta5h (nicehash-10).
    Updated xmrig-amd to v2.9.5, xmrig-cpu to v2.9.4, xmrig-nvidia to v2.9.4.
    Fixed pimp prompt to stop showing xmrig-cpu miner as a GPU.
    Merged ccminer profiles (210x) into ccminer.multi.conf (profile 2101)
    Merged bminer profile 2502 (equihash examples) into profile 2501
    Merged sgminer-gm profiles (110x) into sgminer.multi.conf (profile 1101).


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    pimpup 20190204:

    Added pimp --restart # command to allow a simpler miner restart.
    Allow adding miners (including USB ASIC or CPU miners) even if there are no GPU's detected.
    Removed monero examples from sgminer.multi.conf and claymore.xmr.pcfg since these miners do not support cnv8.
    Updated cryptodredge and cast-xmr pcfgs Stellite (XTL) examples to new cnfast2 algorithm.
    Updated bminer to v14.1.0.
    Updated cast-xmr to v1.7.1.
    Updated ccminer to v2.3.1.
    Updated cryptodredge to v0.16.2.
    Updated gminer to v1.23.
    Updated sgminer-fancyix to beta5i.
    Updated t-rex to v0.9.2.
    Updated teamredminer to v0.3.10.
    Updated wildrig-multi to v0.15.2.2.
    Updated xmr-stak to v2.8.0.


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    pimpup 20190212:

    Updated pimpup --auto to stop running miners, update them, then restart mining after update.
    Updated bminer to v14.3.1.
    Updated cryptodredge and cast-xmr stellite examples to new cnfast2 algorithm.
    Updated ethminer to 0.18.0-alpha3-25.
    Updated gminer to v1.31.
    Updated wildrig-multi to v0.15.3.7.
    Updated xmr-stak to v2.8.2.
    Updated xmrig-amd, xmrig-cpu, and xmrig-nvidia to v2.11.0.


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