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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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In Parity, what is the equivalent RPC call to geth's txpool_content?

There are several useful txpool queries in geth: txpool_content, txpool_inspect and txpool_status. Since these are not part of the general standard, Parity likely has some other name for the same ...
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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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After the gas price, is the transaction hash used to prioritize pending transactions?

Looking at the Status ICO from the sideline I noticed that once the transactions with more than 50 Gwei as gas price were cleared, the transaction being approved by the contract all had a hash ...
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Geth unable to broadcast pending transactions

Been having issues since the last 2 or 3 days. Unable to get pendingTransactions mined despite Geth getting caught up to the latest block and having 25 connected peers. The transactions were created ...
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User service granularity levels

Is it possible to fire up event handlers upon transaction creation/confirmation? In this tutorial two event handlers are used on_start() and on_block(). Is it possible to have a finer level of ...
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Transactions not going through(Rinkeby testnet)

I'm new to Ethereum development. I set up the mist Ethereum wallet with rinkeby testnet for contract deployment. All worked good I could send transactions and write to the smart contract but at some ...
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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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In what cases if any, does a transaction get lost from the network forever?

Is it possible for a transaction that was included in the pending pool across multiple nodes, to become lost from the network forever (i.e. get dropped by all nodes)? If yes, in what cases is that ...
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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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What is 'the last add pending transaction' in web3 filter?

I run this code using MetaMask to inject web3 object: var filter = web3.eth.filter('pending'); filter.watch(function (error, log) { console.log(log); }); From web3 api docs: When using the "...
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Missing Ethereum transaction from Poloniex to MyEtherWallet [closed]

I have sent my transaction from Poloniex to MyEtherWallet and transaction showed up only for ten minutes and after that it disappeared completely without any trace of it. It didn't return to my ...
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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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is it possible to run pending transactions on local node to see the outcome?

I am looking for a way to execute current pending transactions on local node, to see their outcome and log events, without really mine it. it is some kind of pre-simulation, to see what is going to ...
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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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What are those multiple transactions in the transaction pool?

I am running geth. Via txpool.content.pending I am looking at the transactions that my node currently sees. It gives me a bunch of transactions by their transaction hash (I think), in the below ...
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Is it possible to to send out more ether than account has while compensating for it by another transaction in the same block

Is it possible to have the following scenario? Account A has 20 ether, account B has 20 ether In transaction 1. Account A sends 25 ether to account B In transaction 2. Account B sends 10 ether to ...
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Ethereum Transactions Take So long

It's first time when I tried to make an Ethereum wallet and to make a transfer. Compared to what I am used with other type of d.currency, this transaction seems to be taking forever. In almost 24h ...
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Is it normal pending transaction are removed after restart of geth?

I enter a transaction in the account of my main node to transfer 100 to the account of another node. As I am not mining a pending transactions is created, which I see in my overview including a ...
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Get pending transactions to a given address/contract

Is there a way I can get all pending transactions to a given address/contract? I could get the confirmed transactions by exploring transactions in recent blocks. But how would I go about getting ...
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Transaction pending status - blockNumber: null

I am calling a contract deployed on private blockchain. The transaction is always pending. > txpool.status { pending: 1, queued: 0 } > eth.getTransaction(eth.getBlock("pending")....
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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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The average number of pending transactions within the pending pool

Is it possible to know the average number of pending transactions for a larger period of time? For this chart (https://etherscan.io/chart/pendingtx), I can only figure the most recent 5 days. I would ...
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is it possible to get events from transactions that are in the `txpool`?

Is it possible to see the events that will be emitted in the txpool, or is only the transaction information available? For example, can I search in either the queued or pending transactions and ...
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Why are there pending TXs with high gas prices?

Rinkeby has pending transactions, some of which have gas prices of 100+ gwei and have been pending for over half an hour. Why is that? Are sending too little gas?
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Is it possible to stack transactions?

Is it possible to stack transactions which depend from themselves? Example: State on start: Account A (2 ETH), Account B (0 ETH), Account C (0 ETH) Transaction 1 - Account A sends 2 ETH to Account ...
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Ethereum pudding transaction hash

Is it possible to get the transaction hash of a function call in Ethereum Pudding/ Truffle?. It seems that it works straight forward with web3 but Pudding is hiding it?
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My transaction has been pending for over 8h now [closed]

Wondering if someone could help me, I sent funds using mew and the first fund I sent, maybe I didn't put enough gas, now it's stuck in a limbo with two other payments that I made after first payment. ...
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Can I figure out when transaction was submitted?

can I find out when a transaction was submitted to blockchain? Imagine transaction was sumitted at 10:00 AM. It was added to a block at 10:20. Can I find time of the transaction submission (10:00 AM) ...
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weird transaction sending to self

see some weird txs calling self addresses, for example, the last 2(the first and second tx in this block) transactions, at https://etherscan.io/txs?block=6475251&p=2 https://etherscan.io/tx/...
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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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Transaction having low gasPrice makes all the other transactions hang on the pending state

I have a small private network that has a proof-of-authority engine created via geth-clique using Geth Version: 1.8.3-unstable, currently there are three signer nodes and two other non-signer nodes (...
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How is a contract settled when multiple wallets make the same transaction?

I'll use the DApp, CryptoKitties as an example: Let's say some sweet digital cat is released with a "buy now" button for 1 Ethereum and 3 people make the transaction via MetaMask. All 3 transactions ...
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How to modify the algorithm of transaction selection in Ethereum private net?

By default, miners select transactions with high fees from the mempool. So, transactions which are dependent and have a specific order can be selected randomly without respecting this order. Will I be ...
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Transaction disappeared from the pending transactions in node

My ether wallet has been working for more than 1 year. Today There was a memory issue in my node and the node shutdown. When I restarted the node via geth client the node resound ~5000 blocks behind ...
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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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Where are my ethers: Etherli wallet withdrawal by using Parity

Last week I tried to withdraw 2.09 ethers from my Etherli wallet to my poloniex account (1). As set out in other questions Etherli suggested performing this transaction (2) however no balance (0.00) ...
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Parity wallet not broadcasting

I'm having problem with Parity wallet. I've been trying to use it for ICO's as I can set the block number before hand. I did try to buy BAT-tokens. I accidentally sent some before the block when it ...
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Send 2 ETH from Nano to Bittrex, but run out of gas

I sent 2 ETH from my Nano wallet to Bittrex exchange. However, the transaction gets stucked due to lack of gas. I expect to see my 2 ETH goes back to my wallet minus the gas fee. However, I haven't ...
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Issues with Parity's send transactions and deploying contracts

I am using the latest Parity client on Mac connected via WiFi (ping 25ms) on the Ropsten testnet. The chain is completely synced but my problem is that I can't post any transaction and also can't ...
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Signed transaction vanishing from testnet (Kovan & Rinkeby)

I've been attempting to broadcast transactions to both Kovan & Rinkeby, I'm building and signing them offline and using the Etherscan API to broadcast the signed transactions. I see them in the ...
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What is driving occasional drop in number of transaction pending in the last few days?

Anyone can explain any events that trigger a sudden drop in pending transactions occasionally (refer to diagram below)?