T-Rex 0.15.x Nvidia Miner to Also Support the KAWPOW Algorithm (cryptomining-blog)
It has been almost half a year since the last release we have seen from the T-Rex Nvidia GPU miner with the latest updated it had focused on X16Rv2 support and fixes (the current Ravencoin mining algorithm). The good news is that a new version of the T-Rex miner is coming that will support the new KAWPOW mining algorithm that Ravencon (RVN) will very soon fork to – May 6th 2020 at 18:00:00 UTC. The current test version 0.15.x has added support for 3 new algorithms: kawpow (upcoming RVN fork), progpow and mtp-tcr, though do note that apparently there are still some things that need fixing as there seems to be some issues…
Trying out the latest T-Rex 0.15.1 test version (CUDA 9.2 version) has resulted in the miner unable to run as it is looking for nvrtc64 library with a different name than the regular one used and also included with the miner… renaming the dynamic library to the name the miner is looking for helps (the CUDA 10.0 version is fine). However even though the miner is running it has trouble properly mining on Minermore and BSOD Ravencoin testnet mining pools that already support KAWPOW mining. Hopefully the problems will soon be resolved and an official 0.15.x release will be made available for everyone to download and use for Ravencoin (RVN) mining after the May 6th hrdfork to the KAWPOW algorithm.
Definitely good news for everyone eagerly awaiting for the Ravencoin fork to KAWPOW to switch back to mining RVN coins with his GPU mining rigs as most miners that support Ravencoin mining are already supporting or will soon have proper support for the new algorithm. The only one that still remains silent regarding KAWPOW support is Z-Enemy and that was one of the most popular choices for mining RVN in the earlier days of the crypto projects. Hopefully we are going to see an update there as well. Meanwhile if you are looking for the best and most problem free miners for KAWPOW, then check out the closed source NBMiner 30.0 and the official open source one called Kawpowminer 1.2.0 with no dev fee.