[Chugalug] PS3 Bitcoin Mining

Sean Brewer seabre986 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 6 18:03:49 UTC 2013


It very clearly says the last update was 5 months ago.


On Sat, Apr 6, 2013 at 1:33 PM, Chad Smith <chad78 at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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