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I am trying to mine on the testnet. Unfortunately, my Ethereum Wallet (latest version using Geth 1.5.3) kind of gives up doing anything when I click on start Mining on testnet. The time counts up is displayed in red, but nothing gets synchronized anymore.

In the "normal" non-mining mode, i've got up to 25 peers and actual blocks get synched from time to time (every ~20-40sec).

What could go wrong here? And how can I find out?

  • I can confirm the same for me. Dunno about you but I'm running the mist wallet on Ubuntu 16.10 64-bit I ran a test and it gave me the out put in the attached screen cap.![enter image description here](i.stack.imgur.com/zq0D0.png) – Austin Morris Dec 6 '16 at 22:40
  • I needed to change from Morden to Ropsten testnetwork – Curzon Dax Dec 19 '16 at 9:21
  • Sometimes Ethereum Wallet or Mist hangs up unexpectedly. Restarting usually helps, although it is kind of mind grinding restart now and then... – Curzon Dax Dec 19 '16 at 9:23

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