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How to receive revert() reason for past transactions?

I run a geth/parity nodes for broadcasting user's transactions to Ethereum blockchain. Some of contract functions provide reasons for revert (see examble below): contract Example { function test (...
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Persistent “deep transaction reorg” whilst syncing full geth node

Whilst syncing a new full node using the geth comand "geth --syncmode full", every other line after a few hundred blocks I see the following: WARN [12-02|02:30:46] Skipping deep transaction reorg ...
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Fatal: Failed to write genesis block: unsupported fork ordering: eip150Block not enabled, but eip155Block enabled at 0 genesis block

I am attempting to launch a private geth chain with the following command: geth --datadir=./test-private-blockchain/ init genesis.json I am receiving the following error: Fatal: Failed to write ...
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What is `--gcmode=archive` in geth

I have been running a geth node, mostly to see event logs fired by my contracts. I ran the node with syncmode=fast and finally the node is synced. I can successfully read the logs. Now, I read here ...
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Is there a way to debug live smart contracts on main network?

Debug button doesn't work on Remix when targeting a live smart contract. What are my other options? Can I copy the current main Ethereum network snapshot with ganache and then run my own transactions?...
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Geth signing stops after a period of time

I have 5 clients setup (1 boot, 1 geth, 3 signers using Clique) - Most of the time they work no problem and mining starts, sometimes mining just stops with no warning nor issue/error message. Another ...
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Error trying to synchronize geth clique client after shutdown

I'm working with a private network using geth clique clients. Each time a node shut downs, (after a power cut, or just killing the geth process), if a try to put it to work again, the node can't ...
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Smart Contract firing send ether transaction that's not in the contract

I need some help with my smart contract, here's the smart contract code pragma solidity ^0.4.18; contract UserToken { mapping (bytes32 => uint8) public tokenBalance; bytes32[] public ...
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geth v1.8 unable to download the last 65 blocks for the mainnet

Currently running geth 1.8 on Ubuntu 17.10 on an SSD. Anytime I start geth, it will always sync until it hits the last 65 blocks where it just hangs and looks like it stays stuck at downloading the ...
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Why is Geth ignoring --nodiscover?

I'm firing up a test network like so: geth --networkid=43766 --datadir ~/.ethereum/authchaintestnet/ --unlock b40474571297fd05ac82fd2994f45c977f3ca77a --password ~/.ethereum/authchaintestnet/...
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Geth: Checkpoint challenge timed out, dropping

I get a warning in Geth that I was not able to find any information on: Checkpoint challenge timed out, dropping What does this mean?
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Weird error 'The method eth_accounts does not exist/is not available'

I am trying to use truffle to migrate with the following command truffle migrate --network ropsten and I face the following error The method eth_accounts does not exist/is not available I tried to ...
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Fast syncing showing endless importing new state entries Geth 1.7.3

I used this command to sync to the chain geth --fast --cache=1024 --rpc --rpcaddr "localhost" --rpccorsdomain "*" --rpcport 8545 --rpcapi="db,eth,net,web3,personal,web3" upgradedb And then when I ...
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How to collect geth's metrics?

I am trying to measure chain insert rates in a Geth node. In a deprecated Go-ethereum blog, it says I can use debug.metrics(false) to get all available metrics (so I can use debug.metrics().chain....
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(anonymous): Line 1:20 Unexpected token : while adding node to private ethereum network

I'm trying to setup 2 node ethereum network in my local desktop one on port 30305 and another on 30305. set up Node 1 - $ ./build/bin/geth --datadir data/node1 --port 30304 --networkid 1234 init ...
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What mean “Deep froze chain segment”?

I have question My geth show me like that "Deep froze chain segment" repeatedly What mean??
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Private Ethereum Cluster showing ENR Errors

I am trying to run a 3 node cluster, 1 among three is miner. When I try to make sendTransation its seems be signed but seems to halt forever with message signed and must wait for others. The logs ...
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Error starting protocol stack

I am doing a tutorial and I get the following message. Fatal: Error starting protocol stack: listen udp :30334: bind: Only one usage of each socket address (protocol/network address/port) is ...
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geth web3 api with web3 version 1?

Due to security concerns with rpc, I'd like to tunnel into my geth instance and run ipc commands. However, all the scripts I've written use version 1 beta of web3, which geth does not yet support. I'...
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Calling function in one contract from another contract in private blockchain by Geth

I have problem with smart contract development using Remix solidity in private blockchain by Geth. I have two smart contracts such as Factory contract and Contract contract. I create the Factory ...
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Creating new account from web3 showing error

while creating new account from angular using web3 personal.newAccount function() undefined import { Injectable } from '@angular/core'; import { User } from './login/user'; const Web3=...
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Waiting for a contract to be mined

I added the following code for implementing a wait logic after deploying the contract and before calling the functions from the contract. This is same as mentioned in some other posts in Stackexchange....
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Full Node Bigger Than Online Reports?

I am running a full node and I noticed that the amount of disk space it takes is larger than reports online. I use the command ./geth --syncmode full --rpcapi eth,web3,personal --rpc --rpcaddr 127.0....
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eth.blockNumber does not match any network's current block

I set up a geth full node on Rinkeby with the following command: /usr/bin/geth --syncmode fast --nousb --cache 3072 --trie-cache-gens 1024 --rpc --rpcaddr 127.0.0.1 --rpcport 8545 --networkid 4 2>&...
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Go can't find common and types package when building Geth client node project?

I am trying to build the Ethereum Geth client node on an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS box. I am using the 2017.3 Goland client. When I try to compile the project I get the errors below: interfaces.go:25:2: ...
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Where is the function that rewards the miner address for mining the block?

I have recently been digging into go-ethereum and have 'plugged' my own consensus mechanism which requires a node to solve a simple equation (2+2) etc to seal a block. However, even after letting it ...
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NO miner module in geth

I am new to ethereum. I installed mist on Mac(10.13.5), but did not "brew install ethereum". When try run ">geth attach" in Terminal, it does not show "miner" module. Below is what the screen shows "...
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Build go-ethereum source code

I wanted to build go-ethereum source code in my local side and test it in geth. I have followed up the instructions in the github go-ethereum as it is. However, I have got fail with some errors when I ...
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How to fix “Fatal: Error starting protocol stack: listen udp :30303: bind: address already in use”?

I am referring this tutorial and miner.start(1) works fine and mining is started as expected like below. INFO [09-05|15:41:26.486] Commit new mining work number=221 sealhash=1892af…...
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go lang installation error - raspberrypi

I needed to create privatenet in raspberrypi and installed go1.9. Cloned geth, extracted it. When 'make geth' command is passed I get following error. Please help me out github.com/ethereum/go-...
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Geth interface panic after weeks of being in sync

After weeks of being in sync and working fine, my Geth just stopped. Upon restart, what started as a long hang on FS Sync Time (repeat output with different values, no further movement beyond ...
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Understanding geth trie node pruning

My understanding of Geth's trie pruning is based off this geth v1.8 release blog post: https://blog.ethereum.org/2018/02/14/geth-1-8-iceberg%C2%B9/ Trie pruning is enabled on all --syncmode ...
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Pending transactions Geth private Blockchain

I have an ethereum consortium blockchain based on Azure (Geth 1.7.3). I've been experimenting with an application which has a very simple smart contract. The contracts itself, stores data that comes ...
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How to debug geth with delve?

When I run delve as below, it errors about internal packages. How to overcome it? $ dlv debug cmd/geth/main.go cmd/geth/main.go:35:2: use of internal package not allowed exit status 1
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Is the EVM memory model a word array or byte array?

The yellow paper says that the memory model for the EVM is a word-addressed byte array (YP 9.1), but when I run debug.traceTransaction in Geth, the memory looks more like an array of words, maybe a ...
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Error: Failed account unlock attempt, is this an attack?

If I use my geth --identity "MyNodeName" --rpc --rpcport "8545" --rpccorsdomain "*" --datadir Users/xxxx/TestChain1 --port "30303" --rpcaddr "127.0.0.1" --nodiscover --rpcapi "db,eth,net,web3,...
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Reference Error while debugging

In the geth console attached to localhost: debug.traceTransaction("Transaction hash"); ReferenceError: 'debug' is not defined at :1:1
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Can I start mining before my node is fully synced?

I'm trying to mine some Ether on Ropsten, using a Geth node configured as follows: --verbosity=3 --networkid=3 --testnet --mine --fast --cache=8192 --datadir=./data --etherbase=0xMyAccountAddress --...
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Is “geth debug trace_2” on “Etherscan.io” a native geth output?

I am aware of the debug_traceTransaction function. On Etherscan.io there is an option to view transaction, called Geth Debug Trace_2, which produces output in a format that I need. The option is here: ...
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automate geth setup: automate addition of enodeInfo url of other peers

I am trying to setup multiple geth nodes on multiple docker containers. I am using a script that can initialize a genesis json file and start geth. After that, I am doing the following manually (and I ...
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Creating wallets with Web3j

I generate a code to create wallets for a private chain made with ethereum. String password = unlockAccountParameter.getPass(); ECKeyPair keyPair = Keys.createEcKeyPair(); WalletFile ...
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What is the bucket list in geth?

I get the error below when starting my PoA network. I have no idea what defines a bucket list. Has anyone more details? DEBUG[06-01|10:58:47] Found seed node in database id=ed8b3be93192299f addr=...
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Unable to work with web3.js on geth

This is my code: function send() { Web3.providers.HttpProvider.prototype.sendAsync = Web3.providers.HttpProvider.prototype.send; var web3 = new Web3("http://localhost:8545"); var data =...
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Configuration settings for launching your own local Geth node for smart contract deployment & execution?

I need to know how to configure a Geth node that I am running locally for the purpose of deploying smart contracts to in a test net context. I have the Geth source project setup successfully in ...
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Error: Invalid JSON RPC response: “” from web3

I run: geth --rinkeby --rpc --rpcport=8545 --rpcaddr=192.168.1.37 It works in console: geth attach http://192.168.1.37:8545 > eth.syncing false > eth.accounts ["...
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Ethereum transaction fails in simultaneous calls

I am making two calls simultaneous call with a single wallet. First I am making a contract call then I am making a ether transaction call. The first call succeeds, but the next call fails. I got this ...
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Connect different machines with PoA

i want to connect two different machines in a ethereum private network! I did it before with a normal PoW-Consesus but with PoA created by puppeth i cant see some Peers when i try: admin.peers ...
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TypeError: 'deploy' is not a function

When running the following code within geth console, I am recieving the following error: TypeError: 'deploy' is not a function var storageContractAbi = storageOutput.contracts['contracts/29.sol:...
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Starting multiple private network in one computer causes Fatal: Error starting protocol stack: Access is denied

Question: How to fix Fatal: Error starting protocol stack: Access is denied? Here is the steps that I try: geth --datadir block1 init /d/nodes/_ethereum/genesis.json geth --datadir block1 --...
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All geth nodes getting the same enode id

I have a script to setup a geth Ethereum node which has worked well for me most of the time. (been using it for the last 2-3 weeks). I have used it regularly to setup multiple geth instances on ...