3.2 Start Mining

  1. Go to Develoepr -> Extrinsics
  2. Choose your controller account,click phalaModule -> startMiningIntention() ,and Submit Transaction.

Then you will wait for the next mining period (every 1 hour) to get started.

Mining States Verification

  1. Go to DeveloperChain State
  2. Choose phalaModuleworkerState, and choose your stash account
  3. If there's a Mining with block height after state, congratulations, your miner is working. If there's a Miningpending, it means your miner will start mining from the next round (600 blocks later).

Mining Status References

  • "Empty": null -> a rare tag to see if you have registered your miner successfully
  • "Free": null -> your miner is successfully registered but haven't start mining
  • "Gatekeeper": null -> your Gatekeeper role is enabled
  • "MiningPending": null -> your miner will start mining in the next round
  • "Mining": "BlockNumber" -> your miner is mining; the number aside is the blockheight where you start
  • "MiningStopping": null -> your miner will stop mining in the next round (status changed into Free). Please go offline only after your miner status is tagged as Free, or else you will get slashed.