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Questions tagged [genesisblock]

first block of monero that was ever mined

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Why not, on the next Monero fork upgrade, start fresh with balances intact?

Since monero forks every 6 months and no one knows each other's transaction history or balance anyway. Why can't we just start from scratch and with a much smaller blockchain size due to bulletproofs. ...
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output_tx on Genesis Block

I made a monero fork and generated a genesis block with a new one-time P but i never see the first reward in my wallet. Can somebody tell me what is the index_output used on the output of a custom ...
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Monero Genesis transaction & nonce - clarification

This is a case of explain like i'm five. I pretty much got the idea, thanks to knaccc in answer Monero Genesis transaction & nonce. But just to be clear. If I wanted to generate a new "empty" ...
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How to print-genesis-tx on monero latest code? 3

i try to build some coin with monero latest code and now i not see command daemon for --print-genesis-tx on monero latest code? so where i print genesis tx from monero code? thanks you
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How to create a Genesis Block

I would like a plain and simple answer. How do you create a Genesis block for a new Monero Fork? I know this has been asked many times before but all I can find is closed questions saying "...
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error first running new monero fork build

I built a new Monero Fork. Trying to run it for the first time and getting errors: 2018-07-05 10:09:30.989 7612 ERROR cn src/cryptonote_basic/cryptonote_format_utils.cpp:167 Failed to ...
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Changing difficulty levels, pre mining etc of Monero Fork

If I have a custom coin based on a Monero Fork and want to change the setup e.g. difficulty levels, pre mined coins etc. As long as I keep the Genesis block the same, are there any implications?
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Genesis block successfully created but not visable in wallet-cli

I created a testnet environment, successfully created the genesis block, however don't see it reflected in the wallet-cli with the correct genesis wallet. Is there perhaps a unlock time on the ...
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Mitigating Risks of Forking Monero

When Forking Monero on GitHub, the code base becomes a public repository. The benefit of Forking as opposed to cloning into a private repository is that the link to the original code base is ...
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Genesis TX varint

With regards to the monero Genesis TX breakdown. I'm still puzzled as to how they got the Decimal number (17592186044415) = (ffffffffffff03) in the genesis block. Does one simply use a Hex to Decimal ...
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Steps to Fork Monero

I am a newbie to Monero development. I am trying to understand what steps I would need to take to to Fork Monero, make some changes to number of coins etc and create a wallet. Can anyone outline the ...
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Monero Genesis transaction & nonce

I've seen the monero genesis-tx breakdown version 01 unlock time (varint, height, 60 here) 3c vin length (value in) 01 vin #1 (of 1) type (gen, 0xff) ff height for gen input 00 vout length (value out)...
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How can I get my own genesis tx to use in my monero fork?

I have been searching for ever on how to get my own genesis tx for a monero fork. Everything I have tried has not work. I have tried using a cryptonote currency to generate a genesis tx then replacing ...
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Genesis transaction explanation?

If we decrypt the actual genesis of the XMR, we can get 2 parts : the pubkey : 9b2e4c0281c0b02e7c53291a94d1d0cbff8883f8024f5142ee494ffbbd088071 the tx : ...
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How to mine monero genesis block reward (monero fork)

When i start mining it start from height 1 not height 0.
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Creating a genesis block, but it doesnt work, for an entire day [duplicate]

Now its late at night, i am drunk and angry. I cant create a new genesis block. I know that this has been asked at least twice before, but the answeres are more cryptic than predictions from my local ...
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Monero Custom Genesis Block [closed]

I tried to change... //std::string const GENESIS_TX = "...
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Monero Fork (Genesis Block)

I'm performing a Monero (XMR) fork, but I'm not sure how to generate a genesis block. Could you help me? Investigate a little and talk about a print parameter in the deamon, but that parameter no ...
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How to generate a new genesis tx?

I did a Monero fork and i added to it a code to generate for me a new genesis tx with the knowed command --print-genesis-tx and it works great at start, it generates something like this ...
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Is it possible to reset the blockchain with a new genesis block for efficiency?

I am researching state prunning, and I saw here that AEON state prunning does helps a bit, with some issues though because of historical reasons (details in the link). Would it be possible to reset ...
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How would someone premine a direct fork of monero ( can it be done )

I am wondering if it is possible to 100% premine a fork of monero. I also want to set the block reward to 0. I have looked at cryptonote genesis block creation notes around the web, but I do not ...
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What's the difference between block height and block number?

With the recent hard-fork, I was wondering about the difference between block height and block number? E.g. I am fairly sure the genesis block is block number 0. After that block, but before the next ...
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How can I create a new Monero genesis block?

Does anyone know how Monero's genesis block was created (and how I can generate a new one)? Background information: I want to fork Monero for use as part of a school assignment (there are other ...
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Is the Monero genesis block reward spendable?

Is the Monero genesis block reward spendable? The 50 BTC in the Bitcoin genesis block can never be spent. Are the 17.592186 XMR from the Monero genesis block capable of being spent? If they cannot ...
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Message “Ours and foreign blockchain have only genesis block in common… o.O”

When I'm syncing the blockchain for the fist time, I have this error message 8 times 2016-Sep-26 19:58:50.608535 [P2P3]ERROR /tmp/monero/src/monero-0.10.0/src/cryptonote_core/blockchain.cpp:1835 ...
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Is there any message in Monero's genesis block like there is in Bitcoin's?

As the title says, what data was used to seed Monero's genesis block?