ETHMiner - changelog

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** ETHMiner


All notable changes to this project will be documented in this file.

The format is based on Keep a Changelog.

0.19.0 - 2020-08-03

0.18.0 - 2019-07-23

0.17.1 - 2019-02-28

  • Fixed [#1843]: Issue with using latest Nvidia drivers on Windows resolved.



  • Display interval correction #1606



  • Eliminated duplicate solutions with stratum2 on difficulty changes.
  • Restored proper behavior of -P argument to identify workernames and emails


  • Basic API authentication to protect exposure of API port to the internet #1228.
  • Add ispaused information into response of miner_getstathr API query #1232.
  • API responses return “ethminer-“ as version prefix. #1300.
  • Stratum mode autodetection. No need to specify stratum+tcp or stratum1+tcp or stratum2+tcp
  • Connection failed due to login errors (wrong address or worker) are marked Unrecoverable and no longer used
  • Replaced OpenCL kernel with opensource jawawawa OpenCL kernel
  • Added support for jawawawa AMD binary kernels
  • AMD auto kernel selection. Try bin first, if not fall back to OpenCL.
  • API: New method miner_setverbosity. #1382.
  • Implemented fast job switch algorithm on AMD reducing switch time to 1-2 milliseconds.
  • Added localization support for output number formatting.
  • Changed the –verbosity option to allow individual enable/disable of logging features.
  • Improved hash rate measurement accuracy.


  • Command line argument --stratum-email: any information needed to authenticate on the pool MUST BE set using the -P argument



  • Restore the ability to auto-config OpenCL work size #1225.
  • The API server totally broken fixed #1227.



  • Add --tstop and --tstart option preventing GPU overheating #1146, #1159.
  • Added information about ordering CUDA devices in the FAQ #1162.


  • Reconnecting with mining pool improved #1135.
  • Stratum nicehash. Avoid recalculating target with every job #1156.
  • Drop duplicate stratum jobs (pool bug workaround) #1161.
  • CLI11 command line parsing support added #1160.
  • Farm mode (get_work): fixed loss of valid shares and increment in stales #1215.
  • Stratum implementation improvements #1222.
  • Build fixes & improvements #1214.


  • Disabled Debug configuration for Visual Studio #69 #1131.

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