How to mine with Kawpowminer
In this tutorial, you will know how to set up the mining software Kawpowminer to mine Ravencoin on our mining pool.
What is Kawpowminer
Kawpowminer is a Ravencoin mining software. This mining software which is an Ethminer derivative for KAWPOW algorithm used by Ravencoin. Kawpowminer is a command-line program. This means you launch it either from a Windows command prompt or Linux console or create shortcuts to predefined command lines using a Linux Bash script or Windows batch file.
Download the software
First, you have to download the software through this link. Make sure you choose the right file for your OS. If you are on Linux, take the file in .tar.gz, if you are on Windows, take the file in .zip. Unzip the file.
Set up your mining with Kawpowminer
After the download, be sure you have all the files necessary to use the mining software, like vcruntime140_1.dll and download the last driver version for your card and the last CUDA version if you have an NVIDIA GPU.
Once you made that, you have to create the script file that will launch your mining. To do that, create a text file which will receive the command line useful for your Ravencoin mining. After that, save as a bash file – .sh – if you are on Linux or a batch file – .bat – if you are on Windows.
Kawpowminer command line generator
Once you have the Kawpowminer folder, create your mining file. You must now put your generated command line. Type your wallet address and worker name and choose your OS. Copy the generated command and paste it on the mining file. After that, you can save it and close it. Finally, double-click on the same file for launching this file.