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Questions related to Geth's --fast feature which enables fast syncing through state downloads rather than downloading the full block data.

Geth's --fast flag enables fast syncing through state downloads rather than downloading the full block data. This will also reduce the size of your blockchain dramatically. NOTE: --fast can only be run if you are syncing your blockchain from scratch and only the first time you download the blockchain for security reasons.

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