I'm starting my geth node with --syncmode=full, but I immediately get

WARN [...] Switch sync mode from full sync to snap sync

after starting.

I have previously run a node in snap sync mode on this PC, so that might be causing an issue. I tried clearing the database with geth removedb, but that seems to not have helped.

Am I missing something?

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Manually deleting everything in the data directory seems to have solved the issue.

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