How to Mine Ergo (ERG)? Complete Beginner’s Guide

Ergo builds advanced cryptographic features and radically new DeFi functionality on the rock-solid foundations laid by a decade of blockchain theory and development.

Conservative.

Because Smart doesn’t take unnecessary risks.

Ambitious.

Because Smart isn’t afraid to try new ideas.

Lightweight.

Because Smart isn’t exclusive.

Versatile.

Because Smart doesn’t limit its options.

Now that we know the details about Ergo, let’s get to mining some ERG!

Ergo (ERG) Mining Pool: Those who have no idea about mining can easily start mining by watching this video.

Step 1 — Create Ergo (ERG) Wallet Address

Before you Start Mining, you need a wallet address. There are various options for having an ERG wallet.

Wallet: https://ergoplatform.org/en/wallets
Exchange Wallet: Gate.io, Coinex, HotBit, TradeOgre

Step 2 — Download Mining Software

There are many miner applications where you can mining Ergo. Below we have explained in detail how to organize them.

Step 3 — Edit the bat File

SRBminer-Multi v0.7.3+ (Windows, Linux, CPU, AMD)

Method 1: Run guided_setup.bat file and answer questions:

Configuration name: ergo-herominers
Do you want to use multi algorithm mining? n or y (optional)
Enter algorithm 0 name: autolykos2
Address and port of mining pool: ergo.herominers.com:10250
Wallet address: YOUR_ERGO_WALLET_ADDRESS
Password: YOUR_WORKER_NAME
Do you want to use your CPU for mining algorithm 0 ? n or y (optional)
Do you want to enable logging? n or y (optional)
Do you want to enable compute mode? y or n (optional)

Method 2: Open start-mining-ergo.bat file and copy / paste example below.

setx GPU_MAX_HEAP_SIZE 100	
setx GPU_MAX_USE_SYNC_OBJECTS 1
setx GPU_SINGLE_ALLOC_PERCENT 100
setx GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT 100
setx GPU_MAX_SINGLE_ALLOC_PERCENT 100
setx GPU_ENABLE_LARGE_ALLOCATION 100
setx GPU_MAX_WORKGROUP_SIZE 1024
@echo off
cd %~dp0
cls
SRBMiner-MULTI.exe --disable-cpu --algorithm autolykos2 --pool ergo.herominers.com:10250 --wallet YOUR_ERGO_WALLET_ADDRESS --password YOUR_WORKER_NAME
pause

NBMiner v37.1+ (Windows, Linux, NVIDIA)

Open start_ergo.bat file and copy / paste example below.

nbminer -a ergo -o stratum+tcp://ergo.herominers.com:10250 -u YOUR_ERGO_WALLET_ADDRESS.YOUR_WORKER_NAME
pause

nanominer v3.3.4+ (Windows, Linux, AMD, NVIDIA)

Open config.ini file and copy / paste example below.

pool1= ergo.herominers.com:10250
wallet = YOUR_ERGO_WALLET_ADDRESS
rigname = YOUR_WORKER_NAME
coin= ergo

Happy Mining.

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