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What on earth caused such a diff spike around 10k on March 12th?

Discussion in 'Mining' started by yidakee, Apr 22, 2014.

  1. yidakee

    yidakee Well-known Member
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    What the heck was this all about? Some sort of test to DGW's resilience? Or someone in the know testing something out?
    This kind of thing do freak me out a little I confess...

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  2. chaeplin

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    That was KGW.
     
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    you mean a hard fork to DGW?
     
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    So let me see if I got this straight... there was a spike, and the developer forked to accommodate DGW, and took care of a sudden rush of hash power?
     
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    KGW implemented to mitigate hash whale.
    But KGW has TW exploits. It caused 10K difficulty.

    https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=421615.msg5705503#msg5705503

    https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=421615.0
     
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    Thank you for the explanation