Stated Official reference miner with Epoch : 685 non-working

Stated * How to Mine Firo (FIRO) with FiroPoW
Official reference miner
does not support cards with large amounts of memory.

exemple mining

firominer 1.2.4+commit.f0fee994.dirty

i 21:14:14 main Configured pool firo…
i 21:14:14 Selected pool firo…
i 21:14:14 Stratum mode : Stratum
i 21:14:14 Established connection to firo…
i 21:14:14 Spinning up miners…
cu 21:14:14 cuda-0 Using Pci Id : 01:00.0 NVIDIA GeForce RTX … Memory : 8.00 GB
i 21:14:14 Extranonce set to f3
i 21:14:14 Authorized worker a…
i 21:14:14 Epoch : 685 Difficulty : 4.29 Gh
i 21:14:14 Job: b8ba8d8a… block 891077 firo…
cu 21:14:19 cuda-0 Epoch 685 requires 6.95 GB memory.
cu 21:14:19 cuda-0 Only 6.95 GB available. Mining suspended on device …
m 21:14:19 0:00 A0 0.00 h - cu0 0.00 0C 0%
m 21:14:24 0:00 A0 0.00 h - cu0 0.00 46C 0%52.650000

Firominer stopped working with GPUs with only 8GB of memory about a week ago. Windows reserves about 1GB of GPU memory for its own use (regardless of whether you are going to use the GPU for Windows displays or not) - this is a long time issue and Microsoft refuses to address the issue. Other miners (T-rex etc) may get a few more epochs of use before they stop working with 8GB GPUs as well because of the way they do memory management. Firominer now requires GPUs with at least 9GB of VRAM to work - meaning that GPUs with 10, 11, 12GB should work fine.

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