[Chugalug] PS3 Bitcoin Mining

Chad Smith chad78 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 6 17:33:03 UTC 2013


The linked software hasn't been updated in over 2 years.  I doubt a PS3 -
even fully unlocked with Linux - has the power to make money with BitCoin
anymore - at least from my very limited understanding of how the mining
process works.

*- Chad W. Smith*


On Sat, Apr 6, 2013 at 11:13 AM, trevor noblitt <trevsalad at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think on some software versions there is an exploit that allows you to
> flash older versions.
>
>
> On Sat, Apr 6, 2013 at 2:22 AM, Alex Smith (K4RNT) <shadowhunter at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>
>> If you have a PS3 that can still run Linux, sounds like a fantastic
>> application for the processing power!
>>
>> Too bad Sony's PS3 firmware patches removed the "Other OS" functionality
>> of the PS3 several years ago, so unless you have a virgin PS3,
>> unfortunately it won't run.
>>
>> I wish they didn't take that out... :(
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Apr 6, 2013 at 12:57 AM, Sean Brewer <seabre986 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Anyone heard of this?: https://github.com/verement/cellminer
>>>
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