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How to make miner to mine only when there are Pending Transactions?

As of now the geth miner running on my system mines even empty blocks. All i wanted is miner should mine only when there are Transactions to mine, after mining the miner should immediately sleep. ...
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Are pending transactions “dropped” and “reinstated”?

I tried a simple transfer of ether between two accounts using geth, but set quite a low gas price (2 gwei). After two hours the transaction was still showing in geth under eth.pendingTransactions - I ...
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eth.pendingTransactions vs eth.getBlock('pending').transactions

What is the difference between eth.pendingTransactions and eth.getBlock('pending').transactions? I have noticed that sometimes eth.pendingTransactions have some transactions that eth.getBlock('...
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Transaction pending in queue for 100mins +

Using Parity I submitted at Transfer of ETH using 'send after block' The transaction has now been pending for 100mins+ (see attached). Now I can't send any ETH as all transactions go into 'Pending' ...
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Optimal way of waiting for transactions to be mined in geth

I'm currently checking if a transaction has been mined using the following function (using web3.js): function waitForTx(tx_hash) { var result = null; // This is not really efficient ...
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Waiting for a transaction to be confirmed

Reading through the web3.js transaction documentation, what is an optimal approach of waiting for a transaction to confirm? The method sendTransaction() returns a String - The 32 Bytes transaction ...
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Is it possible to time a transaction such that it is the last in a block?

Is there some method to create a transaction and make sure that it is the last in that block? If not, how close can you get to being last? The reason I ask is that the following page depends on that ...
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Filters: what's “latest” and “pending”?

I want to monitor accounts for incoming transactions (RPC/IPC API) and call a function whenever any one of a number of monitored accounts receives ether which is "confirmed", as in, "sufficiently many ...
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Lost ether: wallet on some other chain

Yesterday I decided to move my Ethereum coins to my coinbase account from my PC based Ether wallet from Ethereum.org . I had 107ish coins. I sent 1.2 to my coinbase address as a test and they arrived ...
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geth transactions stuck in pending, resend fails

I sent 115 transactions with geth, and they are stuck in pending for over an hour. Etherscan doesn't recognize them. I try to resend, and get a confusing error. Some details from geth console: > ...
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getBlock('pending').transactions vs txpool.status.pending?

I logged both getBlock('pending').transactions.length and txpool.status.pending while the Aragon ICO was ongoing. I'm interested in seeing transactions as they are coming to my node. The two graphs ...
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Monitoring Pending Transactions

How would I go about monitoring pending transactions in real-time? Would I be able to monitor only one function? I have a full node running and have a nodejs (express server) that I want to have ...
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How to resend a transaction not recognized by the network?

I've sent a simple transaction (no smart contract invocation) while my geth node had no peers attached. It created the transaction fine and returned a transaction identifier. Even with many nodes ...
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How long is it from the time a transaction is sent until it is viewable on pending transactions?

How long does it take for a pending transaction to be viewable? When it comes to viewing pending transactions I am referring to this: https://etherscan.io/txsPending Also, is there a faster way to ...
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Can I spend funds from a pending transaction?

Assuming I have two accounts, A and B, with balance 10 and 0 ETH respectively, and I send a transaction to a node transferring all balance from A to B. If I try to create a new transaction sending ...
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Why pending transactions cost so long time to be included in blockchain?

Could anyone explain why a pending transaction cost so long to be confirmed? As my comprehension, it just need to wait atmost 12 blocks(less than 4 minutes) to get confirmed? https://etherscan.io/...
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For sending a transaction to Ethereum, we need to be a “full node”?

If we only intend to send a transaction to Ethereum blockchain, do we need to be "full node" to have the entire blockchain? meaning that do we need to be "sync" with the blockchain to have the latest ...
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MyEtherWallet is pending and dropping. It looks like it is stuck in a loop for 2 days?

EDIT: Solved, it got unstuck, haven't done anything but posted this message. What I tried to do (3 times) is sending Ethereum to Shapeshift without realizing that the low gas will take longer to ...
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Transaction stuck since yesterday

I'm on Ropsten network and since yesterday I did a transaction with 5 039 400 Gas and now all my transactions are in status pending. But with another account I can make a transaction to this stuck ...
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Unable to send tokens

Since December 3rd I have attempted to send ~200 OMG from my wallet to a OMG wallet on a exchange. I am attempting to do this through myetherwallet.com and I have tried about 4 times now. Every time ...
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Why I am in the top 4 positions of the Parity txqueue? (not local)

I've been wondering why none of my transactions have been going through. Now, I understand the network has been overloaded from the status.im ICO but it seems odd that I would show up in the top 4 of (...
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Problem of deploying contract with “testRPC” and “remix” : “creation of contract pending …”

When I try to deploy a contract using testRPC and remix, I receive: creation of contract pending ... I tried even the default contract of http://remix.ethereum.org. Steps: First I open cmd. Then ...