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How Geth and Parity knows the global gas limit?

As said in Péter Szilágyi post DAO Wars: Your voice on the soft-fork dilemma: Miners supporting the DAO soft-fork can do so by starting Geth 1.4.8 with --dao-soft-fork. This will cause the block ...
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How to check if a mining pool runs the forking client or not? [The DAO]

As Geth and Parity forking version are out, the switch to a soft fork related to The DAO is said to happend on block 1800000 if block gas limit is below or equal to 4M. We can see global gas limit on ...
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Private chain: Maximum size of "data" field in an Ethereum transaction?

The data field can be used to send arbitrary data in a transaction. I am aware that the amount of gas required increases with the increase in size of data, but, is there a limit to the size that's ...
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Genesis.json permanence and updating the blockchain

I understand that the initial genesis.json attributes are a permanent thing, and it cannot be changed retroactively. But what I want to know is which parameters are changeable afterwards and how? ...
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"Removed tx from pool: low tx nonce or out of funds" on deploy empty contract

First, I know that there is a similar question, but maybe we're talking about different problems. I'm running geth-1.4.3-stable. My account balance is: 1808.90008114 ether I want to deploy a ...
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How to clear large arrays without blowing the gas limit?

As posted by redditor ethererik in the post GovernMental's 1100 ETH jackpot payout is stuck because it uses too much gas, 1,100 ethers are stuck in limbo because the payout of this GovernMental ...
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How do you provide a GasPrice and GasLimit to overcome the "low tx nonce or out of funds" log message

I am getting the following logged by my private chain geth node when running a test in truffle: removed tx ( TX(ff8ec4f713e64fb25df07d153607e29629c9276b57e0b7e331f17b5a3c31fdd1) Contract: ...
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How to disable gas in PRIVATE-NET [duplicate]

I am running my private net on localhost and keep getting errors like "Gas price too low for acceptance". Is it possible to disable "gas" entirely for testing purposes? TIA
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Is it possible to establish a conditional gas limit in a transaction?

Imagine a contract that rewards the first user that publish a specific big piece of data into the blockchain. The transaction may cost an appreciable cost if the information size is big. The problem ...
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How growing contract storage increases the gas spending?

I have some further questions about this and this threads. For simplicity, let's imagine that I want to create a cryptocurrency on top of ethereum. The contract that "handles" this cryptocurrency ...
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How come I need to specify a higher gasLimit than estimateGas?

If a contract call predictably requires 41043 of gas to be processed as estimated by estimateGas, how come I need to specify gasLimit of ~70000 to be processed?
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How to simulate out of gas events on a private blockchain?

I want to get the error message "Intrinsic gas too low" during a eth.sendTransaction call. Is it possible to simulate the condition of having run out of gas in a private blockchain scenario? Can ...
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Ethereum transaction 'Exceeds block gas limit' [duplicate]

Title says it all! More info: Geth 1.3.5 Windows: eth.getBalance(MY_ADDRESS) 70000000000000000000 eth.sendTransaction({from:"MY_ADDRESS", to:"TARGET_ADDRESS", value: web3.toWei(1, "ether"),...
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Blind Auction: Reveal>>>How to successfully fill data fields [duplicate]

http://solidity.readthedocs.org/en/latest/solidity-by-example.html#id2 Not confident in how to "blind" a secret and reveal it. Using http://emn178.github.io/online-tools/keccak_256.html for the hash....
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Getting "exceeds block gas limit" regardless of gas value [duplicate]

My code is below, setting gas to 21000, but I've tried values up to 100000 and nothing works: eth.sendTransaction({from:eth.coinbase, to:ACCOUNT, value: web3.toWei(30, "ether"), gas:21000}) I've ...
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Why does the transaction exceed block gas limit? [closed]

When I try sending ether to another account, I keep getting the message "Exceeds block gas limit". I changed the gas amount from 5,000 to 100,000 but nothing else happened. Why does the transaction ...
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Contract deployment throws block gas limit error

I'm trying to deploy a smart contract in a test network, using a [meteor DApp][1]. I have this parameters for the genesis block: gasLimit: "0x1388" However, any time I try to deploy any single ...
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Is there a limit for transaction size?

Is there a theoretical limit for transaction data size when you send a transaction to Ethereum network? Ref. Is there a (theoretical) limit for amount of data that a contract can store?
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Can a contract's internal storage keep increasing forever?

In other words, is there a limit on the amount of storage a contract can hold? Suppose a field is an Array for instance, and the contract has a method for adding items. Can I keep calling the ...
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Why was Frontier's "default" gasLimit = 3141592?

I've noticed this number at least in two places: On the Ethereum Network Status web page. In the sources of pyethereum. The number looks suspiciously familiar, and I keep asking myself: "Where ...

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