Quick Chia Command list

Here are some commands that I have found helpful when using chia.

Find and count all plots on a system. Helpful if you have a machine plotting and want to know how many plot files you have

find /mnt/ /media/ ~/ -name *.plot 2>/dev/null | grep -v tmp | grep -c . && echo "Plots found"

Create Plots with Masted Keys. You will need the keys from the master node.

chia plots create -t /media/user/plotdrivetmp -d /media/user/plotdrive -f biglongublicfarmerkeyag934gh3bh3h4 -p biglongpoolpublickey129gmc2390243t-gg49

Start or restart Chia Harvester

chia start harvester -r

How to setup a Chia Harvester on Ubuntu

A Chia Harvest is a computer that farms Chia and connects back to a Master Node. You can almost think of it like the Master Node being a Pool and the harvesters as nodes on that “pool”.

Do note that we do not need the gui installed for this to work. Refer to this post to install Chia

Note: In the following commands we are assuming that the Chia directory is in your home “~/” directory. Change the path if different.

Before we start you will need the ca directory from your Main node uploaded or accessible to your Ubuntu harvester. Will plan on posting how to do that soon.

Activate Chia

cd chia-blockchain 
. ./activate

Upload ca folder

You can use scp to upload the ca folder of the Harvester.

scp -r Desktop\ca user@192.168.1.5:~/


Configure Harvester

Note: The portions of the commands that are in bold you will need to change. If you put the ca directory in your home directory, then you should be fine.

chia init -c ~/ca
chia stop all
chia configure --set-farmer-peer 192.168.1.4:8447
chia configure --enable-upnp false
chia plots add -d /media/user/plotdrive/
chia start harvester -r

Should be all set. You can check the Main Node to verify that the harvester is connecting.

Verify that the Linux user can write to the Chia Plot drives

The following command will give the ubuntu user write access to the drive. Change the path to your drive.

sudo chmod ugo+wx /media/username/your_drive

Creating Plots

Create plots by specifying the Farmer Public Key and the Pool Public Key. You can get these from the Main Node. Plan on adding info on how to retrieve that info soon.

chia plots create -t /media/user/plotdrivetmp -d /media/user/plotdrive -f biglongublicfarmerkeyag934gh3bh3h4 -p biglongpoolpublickey129gmc2390243t-gg49

The following link has more information.

https://github.com/Chia-Network/chia-blockchain/wiki/Farming-on-many-machines


Install Chia Blockchain on Ubuntu

Chia is a new kinda of Crypto Currency that instead of using PoW (Proof of Work) it uses Proof of Space and Time which ends up using hard drive space to “mine” farm.

Install Chia Blockchain

You can copy and paste all of these commands in a terminal.

sudo apt update -y
sudo apt upgrade -y
sudo apt install -y git
git clone https://github.com/Chia-Network/chia-blockchain.git -b latest --recurse-submodules

cd chia-blockchain
sh install.sh
. ./activate
chia init

The . ./activate command is needed to be able to run the chia commands. I believe it sources into the current shell so the commands work correctly.

Install Chia Blockchain Gui

After you have run the above commands, do the following to install the Chia Gui

chmod +x ./install-gui.sh
./install-gui.sh
cd chia-blockchain-gui
npm run electron &

Launching Gui after it is installed

In the future for launching the Gui you should be able to copy and paste the following commands in.

cd chia-blockchain 
. ./activate
cd chia-blockchain-gui
npm run electron &

You can also put all of the above commands into a bash shell script and then just run the script instead of having to run the commands all over again every time you want to launch the gui.

GTX 1070 – ETH Hashrate and Power Consumption

Nvidia GTX 1070 ETH Hashrate and Power Consumption

The following is the estimated Hashrate and power consumption of a GTX 1070 based on web sources.

GTX 1070

Cost

Cost Used (eBay)
February 2021: $300 – $500

Hasrate for Ethash and Power Consumption

Hashrate: 26/Mhs

Power Consumption
Average: 130 W


Average Mhs Per Watt : 0.2/Mhs
Average Watts Per Mhs: 5 W

Profitability is about $2.97/day as of February 9, 2021

https://whattomine.com/coins/151-eth-ethash?hr=26&p=130&fee=0.0&cost=0.1&hcost=0.0&commit=Calculate

GTX 3090 – ETH Hashrate and Power Consumption

Nvidia GTX 1070 ETH Hashrate and Power Consumption

The following is the estimated Hashrate and power consumption of a GTX 1070 based on web sources.

GTX 1070

Cost

Cost Used (eBay)
February 2021: $300 – $500

Hasrate for Ethash and Power Consumption

Hashrate: 26/Mhs

Power Consumption
Average: 130 W


Average Mhs Per Watt : 0.2/Mhs
Average Watts Per Mhs: 5 W

Profitability is about $2.97/day as of February 9, 2021

https://whattomine.com/coins/151-eth-ethash?hr=26&p=130&fee=0.0&cost=0.1&hcost=0.0&commit=Calculate

Nvidia RTX 3080 – Hashrate and Power Consumption

Nvidia RTX 3080 ETH Hashrate and Power Consumption

The following is the estimated Hashrate and power consumption of a RTX 3080 based on web sources.

RTX 3080

Cost

Cost Used (eBay)
February 2021: $1600 – $2000

Hasrate for Ethash and Power Consumption

Hashrate: 97/Mhs

Power Consumption
Average: 250 W


Average Mhs Per Watt : 0.39/Mhs
Average Watts Per Mhs: 2.58 W

Profitability is about $12.45/day as of February 9, 2021

https://whattomine.com/coins/151-eth-ethash?hr=97.0&p=250.0&fee=0.0&cost=0.1&hcost=0.0&commit=Calculate

Nvidia RTX 3070 – Hashrate and Power Consumption

Nvidia RTX 3070 ETH Hashrate and Power Consumption

The following is the estimated Hashrate and power consumption of a RTX 3070 based on web sources.

RTX 3070

Cost

It seems that the hashrate and power consumption is basically the same as an RTX 3060 Ti

Cost Used (eBay)
February 2021: $950 – $1000

Hasrate for Ethash and Power Consumption

Hashrate: 62/Mhs

Power Consumption
Average: 122 W


Average Mhs Per Watt : 0.51/Mhs
Average Watts Per Mhs: 1.97 W

Profitability is about $8.39/day as of February 9, 2021

https://whattomine.com/coins/151-eth-ethash?hr=62&p=122&fee=0.0&cost=0.1&hcost=0.0&commit=Calculate

Nvidia RTX 3060 Ti – Hashrate and Power Consumption

Nvidia RTX 3060 Ti ETH Hashrate and Power Consumption

The following is the estimated Hashrate and power consumption of a RTX 3060 Ti based on web sources.

RTX 3060 Ti

Cost

Cost Used (eBay)
February 2021: $900 – $1000

Hasrate for Ethash and Power Consumption

Hashrate: 60/Mhs

Power Consumption
Average: 120 W


Average Mhs Per Watt : 0.5/Mhs
Average Watts Per Mhs: 2 W

Profitability is about $7.70/day as of February 9, 2021

https://whattomine.com/coins/151-eth-ethash?hr=60.0&p=120.0&fee=0.0&cost=0.1&hcost=0.0&commit=Calculate

Radeon RX 570 – Hashrate and Power Consumption

These are the average RX 570 hashrates I have been getting while mining Ethereum.

https://www.msi.com/Graphics-Card/Radeon-RX-570-ARMOR-8G-OC

RX 570 brand MSI Armour

Cost

Cost Used (eBay)
February 2021: $225 – $330

Hasrate and Power Consumption

Ethereum Ethash
Hashrate: 28.5/Mhs

Power Consumption
Range: 111 – 119 W
Average = ~115 W

Settings
Core: 1100
V: 800
Mem : 2000


Average Mhs Per Watt : 0.25/Mhs
Average Watts Per Mhs: 4.04 W

Profitability is about $3.36/day as of February 9, 2021

https://whattomine.com/coins/151-eth-ethash?hr=28.0&p=115.0&fee=0.0&cost=0.1&hcost=0.0&commit=Calculate

Radeon RX 580 – Hashrate and Power Consumption

These are the average RX 580 hashrates I have been getting while mining Ethereum.

https://www.msi.com/Graphics-Card/Radeon-RX-5700-MECH-OC

RX 580 brand MSI Gaming and Armour

Cost

Cost Used (eBay)
February 2021: $300 – $400

Hasrate and Power Consumption

Ethereum Ethash
Hashrate: 30/Mhs

Power Consumption
The power consumption seems to vary a bit between cards, some of them end up doing really well considering how old they are.
Range: 75 – 92 W
Average = ~84 W

Settings
Core: 1100
V: 800
Mem : 2100


Average Mhs Per Watt : 0.36/Mhs
Average Watts Per Mhs: 2.8 W

Profitability is about $3.68/day as of February 9, 2021

https://whattomine.com/coins/151-eth-ethash?hr=30.0&p=84.0&fee=0.0&cost=0.1&hcost=0.0&commit=Calculate