I have spent a lot of time looking at logs. Everything seems fine and I see a lot of " 2 plots were eligible for farming 905130b69d… Found 0 proofs. Time", etc. But I have never seen “Found 1 proofs”. I know finding a proof does not mean winning a coin.
Reading this It seems that maybe I should have seen one by now?
I’m not at an extreme level of “unluckiness” (but starting to get there), and I’m mostly just double-checking that things are functioning correctly.
Yep, I totally understand the statistics. I have been mining a little longer than twice my time to win. It’s not so much that I “should” have won by now, but since I have never received anything I just want to make sure everything is working as intended and I didn’t do something stupid.
I’m in the 500-1000 plot range and adding ~50 plots per day just for context also. So maybe others with a larger number of plots that are finding proofs more often have better data/a higher sample size on the occurance of finding a proof, but someone elses proof beating yours.
What does it mean to “win a plot”? Is my payout going by sneakernet or do I get a link? I thought there is no competition, a unique feature. There may be low quality and time issues, but provers are not pitted against each other in competition. That’s imprecise verbiage.
I think everyone with a proof wins a block and if too many/few do simultaneously, difficulty is adjusted.
Same here. If you find a proof and submit it in time, it will almost always give you a reward. If more people find a proof for the same challenge, then they each get a reward. The network is meant to give an average of one reward per every two challenges, but it has been moving faster than that due to high netspace growth.
I actually just started yesterday but I only created 1 pool plot and joined a pool, I thought that from 300 plots surely it’s not that 1 that got that proof, unless now with the pool there’s going to be proofs all the time as the entire pool discovers proofs? :-??
True, right above the found proof line, it was something along those lines, sending partial to the pool, guess that clears it.