starcoin_miner Command line tools are used to remotely connect to starcoin nodes and provide mining capabilities.
- -a, –server
, Specifies the rpc address of the starcoin node to connect to, defaults to 127.0.0.1:9870
- -n, –thread-num
，Number of threads, defaults to 1.
Run miner client
When the starcoin node is started locally, we can run the following command to start 4 threads connected to the local node for mining.
starcoin_miner -n 4
Upon startup, you can see the following message in the console
Miner client Total seals found: 3 starcoin-miner-cpu-worker-0 ⠦ [00:00:00] Hash rate: 20 Seals found: 17 starcoin-miner-cpu-worker-1 ⠦ [00:00:00] Hash rate: 21 Seals found: 17 starcoin-miner-cpu-worker-2 ⠤ [00:00:00] Hash rate: 20 Seals found: 16 starcoin-miner-cpu-worker-3 ⠤ [00:00:00] Hash rate: 20 Seals found: 16 2020-10-28T09:09:53.006852+08:00 INFO - Seal found 16718533681172480617
The log shows information such as the total number of seals, the Hash rate of each thread, and the latest found seal.