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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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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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Can chaindata be split across two (or more) locations?

With the size of full nodes rapidly growing, I'm looking for a way to split my chaindata across multiple hard drives. I have one internal 1TB SSD capable of syncing the chain, and then an internal HDD ...
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Is it possible to sync an archive node with HDD in 2020?

Many bloggers have pointed out that it is almost impossible to sync an ethereum archive node using a HDD.But most of those blogs were published in 2018. I've seen several version updates of geth ...
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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 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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Ethereum wallet

Like many others I'm really struggling with setting up the ethereum wallet. I deleted the chaindata folder in order to make the download process quicker. Unfortunately I closed the ethereum wallet ...
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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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Ethereum won't synch after 36 hours [duplicate]

Installed Ethereum Geth. Funded 0.25 ETH with bitcoins. Never saw the 0.25 ETH coming into place, because as already happens with Bt-Core, it needs to synch with the network. But whereas Bitcoin can ...
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Why is Geth's “fast” sync now the default, whereas before it wasn't?

As of version 1.6.0, the default method used by Geth for syncing the chaindata is "fast": The default sync mode is --syncmode=fast, for full sync please use --syncmode=full. Previously, the ...
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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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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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Ways to manage disk space? (e.g., running geth/Mist in “full,” “fast” and/or “light”)

Looking to manage my disk space needs, knowing that the blockchain is ~20GB as of June 2016 and growing. Have a few related noob questions about the "full," "fast," and "light" syncs for Mist/geth. (...
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What is Geth's “light” sync, and why is it so fast?

This question is in a similar vein to the past questions about geth --fast and parity --warp. There was a recent question where the OP wanted to do as little syncing as possible, and one of the ...

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