Introduction of ethOS

ethOS, a 64-bit Linux OS; giving miners the simplest way to set up a mining rig. This comes as great news for anyone who wanted to dabble with mining, but was not sure how. With the ethOS mining OS, there is no need to install drivers, configure Windows or compile software, while BIOSTAR crypto mining motherboards are tried and tested with the ethOS mining OS, making it as simple as boot and mine. Get ready to collect your Ethereum, Zcash, Monero and many other gpu-minable coins.

Easy 5 Steps to Install ethOS USB on TB250-BTC PRO

Get your ethOS USB preloaded with ethOS mining system to get started on easy 5-step installation:


*We set up a rig with TB250-BTC PRO here.

*We use 12 AMD graphics cards mining Ethereum as the example.

*Please note that ethOS mining system does not support hybrid GPU-mining.(Not support NVIDIA + AMD graphics cards simultaneously.)

*Please install either 12 NVIDIA graphics cards or 12 AMD graphics cards.

*If you use AMD graphics cards, please enter BIOS to set CSM Support enabled before get into ethOS mining system.

[ Step 1 ] Plug ethOS USB and Set up BIOS Setting

Plug in your USB drive into one of the USB ports in the same IO panel/hub as the Ethernet Port, or into any USB 2.0 Port.

(1) Press "F9" during the booting screen

(2) Choose "UEFI: SanDisk, Partition 2" to boot from ethOS USB directly

(3) Set CSM support "enable" for AMD RX graphics cards.

[ Step 2 ] Enter ethOS mining system automatically

The system detection result will show on the screen.

After loading, when you see this image, which means the system enters the ethOS mining system successfully.
(Information about motherboard, graphics cards, and hashrate.)

[ Step 3 ] Input the specific command to turn off the remote config

Type in "force-local" on command line to turn remote config off.

You can find the command on ethOS website.
This step is to force ethOS to keep local.conf changes (wallet & mining pools setting) after Reboot. Otherwise, your wallet & mining pools setting will reset after reboot.

[ Step 4 ] Set up your wallet & mining pools

Select edit local config to change your wallet, main mining pool & backup mining pool address.

[ Step 5 ] Reboot the system to make sure all the settings completed

Type default password "live" to reboot. Easy & quick to start mining!

BIOSTAR TB250-BTC PRO & ethOS mining system make mining much easier!

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