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\[Superseded by 0.6.4.4\] Feathercoin 0.6.4 - Hard Fork at block 33,000


  • | Tip Radacoin

    This is the time to find a block (in minutes) over the last 2000 blocks. It takes more than 2 hours on average now for one block, getting closer to 3.

    With one block every 3 hours it will take us 3 weeks before we reach block 33,000! I hope the coin survives this.

    [img]http://img195.imageshack.us/img195/8909/20130517134826.png[/img]

    It seems the hard fork should have happend much earlier, more like at block 32,850.
    Hindsight is easier than foresight …


  • | Tip justabitoftime

    [quote name=“Radacoin” post=“4136” timestamp=“1368791559”]
    This is the time to find a block (in minutes) over the last 2000 blocks. It takes more than 2 hours on average now for one block, getting closer to 3.

    With one block every 3 hours it will take us 3 weeks before we reach block 33,000! I hope the coins survives this.

    [img]http://img195.imageshack.us/img195/8909/20130517134826.png[/img]

    It seems the hard fork should have happend much earlier, more like at block 32,850.
    Hindsight is easier than foresight …
    [/quote]

    If I’m the only person sitting on the forum manually emailing miners, the coin will survive.


  • | Tip Radacoin

    I think you guys do a hell of a job promoting the coin.

    If you could get someone like Bitpay to accept it, the coin would be at $3 overnight.


  • | Tip justabitoftime

    [quote name=“Radacoin” post=“4143” timestamp=“1368792768”]
    I think you guys do a hell of a job promoting the coin.

    If you could get someone like Bitpay to accept it, the coin would be at $3 overnight.
    [/quote]

    You nailed it, that’s our next hurdle. I’ve been in contact with not only Bitpay but a few of the smaller solutions as well… we’re keeping at it!


  • | Tip PokerLT

    later will add another 4GH/s justas @ coinotron.com , FTC


  • | Tip robep00

    Keeping my 4.5 GH/s on it.

    I do agree that when I saw 33000 I had doubts but Bushstar had to take a guess and 33000 is not that far from now. I whould find one block every 2 days on my own.
    Keep it up!


  • | Tip PokerLT

    today is so hot outside +30C +26C inside with AC. cards running at +79C - +83C is it safe ? how long cards can run like that ?


  • Regular Member | Tip sheepson

    [quote name=“Justas” post=“4155” timestamp=“1368797679”]
    today is so hot outside +30C +26C inside with AC. cards running at +79C - +83C is it safe ? how long cards can run like that ?
    [/quote]

    Hmm, yeah it’s ok as long it’s not going much higher.

    Edit: where are you from btw, here (in Holland) it’s 9C at the moment 😕


  • | Tip ShadowEW

    [quote name=“Justas” post=“4155” timestamp=“1368797679”]
    today is so hot outside +30C +26C inside with AC. cards running at +79C - +83C is it safe ? how long cards can run like that ?
    [/quote]
    They’re perfectly fine Justas, ATi/AMD GPUs will run at 95C, quite happily too, although for long periods of time ideally you want to keep it sub 90, or 85 even.


  • | Tip PokerLT

    [quote name=“sheepson” post=“4158” timestamp=“1368798264”]
    [quote author=Justas link=topic=505.msg4155#msg4155 date=1368797679]
    today is so hot outside +30C +26C inside with AC. cards running at +79C - +83C is it safe ? how long cards can run like that ?
    [/quote]

    Hmm, yeah it’s ok as long it’s not going much higher.

    Edit: where are you from btw, here (in Holland) it’s 9C at the moment 😕
    [/quote]
    Lithuania , we had long long winter…and could ~ -15C - -29C . Now it’s extremely hot. insane! not a good day for mining


  • | Tip ratm69

    [quote name=“zerodrama” post=“3991” timestamp=“1368750471”]
    @robep00 I think miners are going to be in a pinch now. Their scorched earth strategy has put them in a bind. They will get crumbs from the bitcoins even if the bitcoins are more profitable and they burned their altcoin space. Still I don’t expect them to have learned anything until the third or fourth cycle.

    This means anything we do as a community to better the ecosystem of cryptocurrencies is going to pay back huge rewards. The pools listen to developers. The miners listen to pleasure and pain. The buyers and sellers are begging for the things they usually get with fiat. Somebody is going to have to figure out how to make all these people happy.
    [/quote]

    I totally agree


  • | Tip Pathosverdes3

    Hashrate is going down, time to retarget going up. Is it feasible to bring the fork to 32,900 instead of 33,000? I don’t think there are any more donors willing to help increase the network performance. :-\


  • | Tip Feather_lover

    Just keep on mining and meanwhile contribute everything you can to help this community forward. I will look at two guides of an other forum member this weekend and see whether I can improve the language.


  • | Tip robep00

    32,825 is mine 🙂
    Keep going!


  • Regular Member | Tip zerodrama

    You are all underestimating how long the GPU miners in the other coins can handle the high difficulty of the other coins. They are going to flood back in especially as prices start falling again in BTC, LTC. At that point they will find they can’t abuse this community as easily as the others.


  • | Tip Pathosverdes3

    [quote name=“zerodrama” post=“4220” timestamp=“1368816607”]
    You are all underestimating how long the GPU miners in the other coins can handle the high difficulty of the other coins. They are going to flood back in especially as prices start falling again in BTC, LTC. At that point they will find they can’t abuse this community as easily as the others.
    [/quote]
    Stop dreaming and get back on the ground 😛 What happens if they don’t flood back to FTC, instead they go to CNC or WorldCoin or whatever the new fancy profitable coin is?


  • | Tip robep00

    I estimate about 1 month at this rate to find 175 blocks. Is it realistic?


  • | Tip Bushstar

    [quote name=“robep00” post=“4226” timestamp=“1368820187”]
    I estimate about 1 month at this rate to find 175 blocks. Is it realistic?
    [/quote]

    We’ll get things moving one way or another before then.

    There are some mining groups out there that could make our blocks move very quickly. This was my concern, that setting the change too close could actually expose us to attack. We have been attacked from so many angles already and it would be no surprise if someone boosted our hash to get a hard fork in before the exchanges pools did.

    Coinotron is getting more hash power for Feathercoin. We do have hashes behind us and we will get there.


  • Regular Member | Tip zerodrama

    [quote name=“Pathosverdes3” post=“4222” timestamp=“1368818225”]
    [quote author=zerodrama link=topic=505.msg4220#msg4220 date=1368816607]
    You are all underestimating how long the GPU miners in the other coins can handle the high difficulty of the other coins. They are going to flood back in especially as prices start falling again in BTC, LTC. At that point they will find they can’t abuse this community as easily as the others.
    [/quote]
    Stop dreaming and get back on the ground 😛 What happens if they don’t flood back to FTC, instead they go to CNC or WorldCoin or whatever the new fancy profitable coin is?
    [/quote]

    CNC has no community whatsoever. WorldCoin is RitalinCoin. AltCoinWars is over at this point.


  • Spammer Banned | Tip Kevlar

    I was initially heartened by this news, but now watching the blocks tick by has become painful, and the current discussions about how 2 hours between blocks and reaching it sometime in June seem to be much more accurate than the initial estimate of a week. The stats page still says 30 minutes, but obviously that’s not right.

    Any chance of moving that target block up any so we can reach it in a reasonable timeframe?