Questions tagged [warp-sync]

Questions related to Parity's warp sync feature: https://github.com/ethcore/parity/wiki/Warp-Sync-Snapshot-Format

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What is Parity's “warp” sync, and why is it faster than Geth “fast”?

A follow-up of one of the classic questions on this site: One of the answers to this question suggested using Geth's --fast flag to help quickly synchronise the block data. Now, parity comes with ...
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Parity warp syncing slow

This is the first time I try to install an Ethereum client and I'm trying with Parity v1.6.6 on Arch Linux (sudo pacman -S parity). I read that the --warp option allows to save time not syncing the ...
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How is Parity's “warp” sync related to Geth's “fast” sync?

A follow-up to this question. Geth's fast sync is one-shot. i.e. once we have synced some of the blockchain, we cannot use fast sync anymore. Is this the case for Parity? I ran it with warp, then ...
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How to setup parity light client?(warp sync is slow)

I have a full node synced using --warp but since I have a hdd, the final bit of the sync never catches up(due to the high transaction IO). How do I switch to a light clent on parity if I already have ...