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Will I be able to mine having my whole blockchain imported using the --fast flag? (Geth)

Having the same problem as in this question: Corruption on data-block while synchronising I restarted my synchro on the fresh/empty data directory using the --fast flag. According to this answer: What ...
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Syncing slow to a crawl (2048 blocks in 2 hours)

I had no issues before, but my syncing has gotten incredibly slow with geth. My system time and date are good (set by ntp) so that shouldn't be the issue and my Internet connexion works fine. It took ...
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Can you help me parse this input data from a newProposal transaction from The DAO?

Every Ethereum transaction that represents a function call on a smart contract holds an input field with data that corresponds to the data sent through the interface of the function. For example, this ...
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“being full node” vs.“being sync” : Are they the same?

When we try to be sync using Parity or geth, Does it mean that we are trying to be a full node ? And is it correct to say that: being sync = being a full node = keeping the entire blockchain ?
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Problem with Mist Wallet synchronization

I've installed the Mist wallet app v0.9.3 and it says "Synchronizing", and then after a few minutes the progress numbers stop changing. The log file shows repetitious socket errors (what is strange ...
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Does Eth have an equivalent to Geth's --fast flag?

In a previous question, I asked how Geth's --fast flag worked. I'm now moving over to using Eth, so my question is: is there an equivalent option to allow Eth to quickly sync the block data? If so, ...
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How contract data is stored in blockchain

Is the contract data stored as a whole or it is spreaded out in the history of blockchain? I notice the input of a transaction issued to a contract contains only the Method ID follow by the method's ...
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Concept of Geth Light Client for Mobile

Need to understand how the Geth's light client parameter works. I want to understand the algorithm. Whether some part of the blockchain will be downloaded or will not download anything. In both cases ...
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Transaction using geth is stuck

I have created a wallet using geth on my mac. I have sent a small amount from Kraken to that account but its stuck on "sending". Do I need to download the blockchain first on my node so it can be ...
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Geth fast mode stuck on syning states after 3 days

i have started fast sync and its was took 3 days on first day every blocks was synced but its syncing states and now its really slow! here is syncing result: { "currentBlock": 10735343, &...
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Mist is synchronizing extremely slowly on Linux Ubuntu 15.10. Any way to speed it up? [duplicate]

Mist is synchronizing extremely slowly on Linux Ubuntu 15.10. Any way to speed it up? Current info: Downloading block 1,081,182 of 1,521,138. It's downloading like a few blocks per minute, tops ...
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Syncing geth 1.9.15 took too long on HDD raid-0

I've been running full node on a server with this config: Centos 7 11 Tb hdd raid-0 32 Gb ram and I'm using geth 1.9.15-stable-0f77f34b I'm trying to be archive node but syncing took over 1 months ...
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Does fast sync download all past event logs?

If I do a fast sync when connecting to Ethereum the first time, will all past Events (written into smart contracts) be downloaded along with the block headers?
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Blockchain stalls on Testnet (and Main Network) - mist wallet 0.8.8, geth 1.5.6-stable

I am new to Eth. I got the mist wallet, version 0.8.8 I got the geth 1.5.6-stable I am running everything on Linux Mint 18. The CPU is not an issue, RAM is not an issue, Connectivity is not an issue. ...
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Deploying a smart contract from hosted wallet or light client

At the moment I use the official Ethereum wallet / mist for deploying a contract to the Ethereum network. Is there any other options for doing this either via different software clients or websites? ...

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