Doesn’t overt AsicBoost reduce the search space for a valid block header hash?

ASICBoost is a new method to mine bitcoins with a 20% speedup, as covered in this article: https://blog.bitmex.com/an-overview-of-the-covert-asicboost-allegation-2/ Now, consider the following diagram: Apparently there are two versions of AsicBoost – covert and overt. Overt AsicBoost involves changing the Version section of Chunk 1 only, while Chunk 2 remains unaltered (except for the nonce, which…

Doesn’t overt AsicBoost reduce the search space for a valid block header hash?

ASICBoost is a new method to mine bitcoins with a 20% speedup, as covered in this article: https://blog.bitmex.com/an-overview-of-the-covert-asicboost-allegation-2/ Now, consider the following diagram: Apparently there are two versions of AsicBoost – covert and overt. Overt AsicBoost involves changing the Version section of Chunk 1 only, while Chunk 2 remains unaltered (except for the nonce, which…

Doesn’t overt AsicBoost reduce the search space for a valid block header hash?

ASICBoost is a new method to mine bitcoins with a 20% speedup, as covered in this article: https://blog.bitmex.com/an-overview-of-the-covert-asicboost-allegation-2/ Now, consider the following diagram: Apparently there are two versions of AsicBoost – covert and overt. Overt AsicBoost involves changing the Version section of Chunk 1 only, while Chunk 2 remains unaltered (except for the nonce, which…

how to use bitcoid “walletnotify” for unique transactions only

while using bitcoind “walletnotify” my curl command is getting 3 hits generating 3 unique transaction hashes but requirement is to execute only once for unique transactions. I heard about walletnotifynew from :-“https://www.multichain.com/qa/9566/how-can-i-use-walletnotify-command-to-get-notification” but its not working . My bitcon.config file rpcuser=root rpcpassword=root testnet=1 test.rpcport=8332 rpcallowip=127.0.0.1 server=1 rpcbind=127.0.0.1 walletnotifynew=/home/scripts/transaction.sh %s #walletnotify=curl -d “txid=$1” http://127.0.0.1:8888/api/v1/listen-transaction %s Database…

Can web3 code that operates with Ether be used with RC20 compatible token/coin as well, with no change at all?

Are all ERC20 token/coins similar from the point of view of a developer? Say, I have code in web3js that sends ether from one wallet to another. Does this mean, that I can substitute somehow Ether with any ERC20 compatible token/coin and send that token/coin without changing the code? If yes, how to substitute it?…

Exact syntax for lightning-cli txprepare

I have tried many different forms but I cannot prepare a transaction with lightning-cli txprepare from the Linux prompt. lightning-cli txprepare [{\”bc1qvzr0mwps952d0cdmchyd2pe5rlee5tfces5dzf\”:\”all\”}] slow 1 [c2ff…:1] lightning-cli: Incorrect ‘id’ in response: null lightning-cli txprepare “[{\”bc1qvzr0mwps952d0cdmchyd2pe5rlee5tfces5dzf\”:\”all\”}]” slow 1 “[c2ff…:1]” lightning-cli: Incorrect ‘id’ in response: null and many other trials. What is the correct syntax? How is it…

Double SHA256 giving me an incorrect value with this code VB.net

I’m trying to build a bitcoin miner. I have generated the message successfully, but I can’t get the double SHA256 correctly. The value I’m getting is incorrect. What is wrong with this code? Private Sub Button9_Click(sender As Object, e As EventArgs) Handles Button9.Click Dim message_combined as string = “02000000671D0E2FF45DD1E927A51219D1CA1065C93B0C4E8840290A00000000000000002CD900FC3513260DF5BD2EABFD456CD2B3D2BACE30CC078215A907C045F4992E3E5F4A5E747B1B1843F740C0” Dim sha256 As SHA256 = SHA256Managed.Create()…