I issue eth.syncing and get false even when at the same time blocks are imported. Is this correct behaviour?

Using geth version 1.4.6


Yes, correct behavior. false means that your Geth is up to date and is not currently syncing. It keeps importing the latest block to remain up to date. Check eth.blockNumber against a block explorer if you want to double-check.

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    The eth.syncing or web3.eth.syncing returns false, while eth.blockNumber returns 0. It doesn't seem correct at all. – Raptor Dec 27 '17 at 10:03
  • @Raptor I'm not sure so I suggest asking a separate question. – eth Dec 30 '17 at 14:18

In my case, it seems synchronizing, I have peers connected and the classic INFO messages, but the output of eth.syncing is false and eth.blockNumber says 0. any ideas??

  • Same problem too :( I hope someone helps us. – kodmanyagha Mar 22 '18 at 11:30

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