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How to start plotting Chia? - startchia.com

How to start plotting Chia?

Graphical User Interface (GUI)

  1. Open the Chia Blockchain application
  2. Join a pool (like: Space Pool) or farm solo, we recommend creating NFT plots.
  3. Click on "Plots"
  4. Click "Add a Plot"
  5. Fill out the necessary information ( Recommended plot size is k32 )
  6. Wait until the plots are created.

Command-line interface (CLI)

  1. Open the Chia Blockchain in terminal/powershell like: cd /path/to/chia
  2. chia plots create [add flags and parameters]
  3. Example; chia plots create -k 32 -b 4000 -t /path/to/temporary/directory -d /path/to/final/directory
  4. Wait until the plots are created.
Read more about additional CLI flags

Plot Managers


  1. git clone https://github.com/madMAx43v3r/chia-plotter.git
  2. cd chia-plotter
  3. git submodule update --init
  4. ./make_devel.sh
  5. ./build/chia_plot --help
  6. RAM disk setup on Linux sudo mount -t tmpfs -o size=110G tmpfs /mnt/ram/
  7. Note: 128 GiB System RAM minimum required for RAM disk.
  8. ./chia_plot.exe n [--count (number of plots)] -r [--threads (default:4)] -u [--buckets (deafult:256)] -t [--tmpdir] -2 [--tmpdir2] -d [--finaldir] -p [--poolkey] -f [--farmerkey]
Read the madMAx Chia Plotter Documentation


  1. chia plotters bladebit -h
  2. usage: chia bladebit [-h] [-r THREADS] [-n COUNT] [-f FARMERKEY] [-p POOL_KEY] [-c CONTRACT] [-i ID] [-w] [-m] [-d FINALDIR] [-v]
Read more about bladebit


  1. Download and Install Python 3.7 or higher: https://www.python.org/
  2. git clone https://github.com/swar/Swar-Chia-Plot-Manager.git or download it from GitHub
  3. Open CommandPrompt / PowerShell / Terminal and cd into the main library folder.
  4. Example: cd C:\Users\Swar\Documents\Swar-Chia-Plot-Manager
  5. OPTIONAL: Create a virtual environment for Python. python -m venv venv & . ./venv/bin/activate
  6. pip install -r requirements.txt
  7. Copy config.yaml.default and name it as config.yaml in the same directory.
  8. Edit and set up the config.yaml to your own personal settings. There is more help on this below.
  9. Run the Manager: python manager.py start
  10. Run the View: python manager.py view
Read the SWAR Documentation


  1. Install
  2. Generate initial config
  3. Configure (default location can be found with plotman config path). Options explained in the default config file (step 2)
  4. Create log directory specified in directories: { log: "" }
  5. Start plotman: plotman plot or plotman interactive
  6. Check status: plotman status
Read the Plotman Documentation ← Back to the home page

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