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The process of bringing a Monero client up to date with the blocks it is missing from the block chain.

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chunk size error when import blockchain file using monero-blockchain-import

I am importing monero blockchain using this command: ./monero-blockchain-import --verify 0 --input-file ./blockchain.raw I am getting error: Aborting: chunk size exceeds buffer size more details ...
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Monerod - inital sync running for 7 days with 27% to go. Is this normal?

Running an initial node sync with Monerod on Windows 11 for testing purposes. Very log disk and CPU usage all the way through. Now 7 days into the download. The process is continuing to slow with 27% ...
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Daemon Sync Stuck: 0 Blocks Remaining

Using Monero GUI Wallet in Simple Mode, which was apparently supposed to give me immediate Send/Receive functionality. The Daemon Sync started off with "Daemon blocks remaining: 0" and has ...
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Local node stuck 3.8 month behind (current height: 2504635)

I installed monero gui on Windows a week ago and created my first wallet, unfortunately I ran into an issue with my local node. FYI, my monerod version is 0.17.3.0-release It does not synchronize all ...
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Coudn't connect to daemon

Wallet do not synchronizing because he couldn't connect to daemon. Win 10. Restore height is 2150000. I tried: Reinstall GUI (I had used latest version (17.4) before, but anyway) Start monerod Resync ...
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How to keep lots of Monero wallets in sync?

I run a service that involves ~500 separate Monero wallets, since they all need unique private keys. To make wallet access faster, I keep the wallets in sync constantly with a simple Python script ...
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Clearnet local node or Tor remote node

My threat model involves state-sponsored attacks. I would host my local node over Tor, but Tor simply does not have the bandwidth to sync it in a reasonable time. Would it be better for more to use a ...
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MDB_Corrupted, >monerod command always failing mid sync. Fails after arbitrary and different periods during each attempt

here is an example of my most recent error: 2024-04-19 05:38:20.807 I Synced 200392/3130513 (6%, 2930121 left) 2024-04-19 05:38:20.893 I Synced 200492/3130513 (6%, 2930021 left) 2024-04-19 05:38:20....
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Only 90% of Blockchain Downloads, Sync is Slow

I need(ed) to generate wallet addresses and being new to working with cryptocurrencies, the initial research I did about how to generate wallets (via the official documentation) told me that running a ...
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transfer fails with invalid output

I'm using the latest monero-wallet-cli version Monero 'Boron Butterfly' (v0.14.0.2-release) on linux. When I try to submit the transfer, it throws the following error: Error: transaction <txid> ...
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How can I split my local blockchain node during initial sync on my fast SSD to reduce the storage overhead?

I have a fast 120GB SSD and several other larger hard drives. The hard drives are extremely slow to sync to, so I want to use my SSD to sync, however, because of system files which cannot be moved (I ...
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Synchronization of Monero (javascript) wallet too long

When I run the monerojs library method for wallet synchronization on my local testnet node, it takes too long to synchronize. Every time I run the code it's like it's re-syncing all over again. ...
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Why does the Daemon keep flipping about after full loading

WhiteDragon coffin dodger at work, I managed to be fully loaded after a three day tedious wait all the block data for the /monero-gui-v0.17.1.9 Not pain free with a couple of restarts, all from ...
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How do I sync 'monero.exe' and my wallet?

I just installed the monero package from monero.org and I set up a wallet. Now I'm running 'monerod.exe' and the wallet, but it says that they're not synced together... How do I fix this?
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Explanation of the Monero Daemon running arguments

I started the monero daemon via the GUI on Mac OS X. I downloaded the binary unpacked from monero-gui-mac-x64-v0.12.0.0.tar.bz2. When I do a simple $ ps aux | grep monero from the command line I get ...
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Blockchain synchronization fails, bus error

I am using monerod 0.10.3.1 on Arch Linux. Towards the end of the process the synchronization with the blockchain fails: 2017-05-29 09:20:27.451 [P2P1] WARN net.dns src/common/dns_utils.cpp:531 ...
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Monero directory vs .bitmonero lmdb

I have two folders, ~/monero and ~/.bitmonero In ~/monero/'~'/monero/.monero/lmdb (180gb~ data.mdb) with a recent file date, means it's being used and updated In ~/.bitmonero there's ~/.bitmonero/lmdb ...
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Daemon not syncing

My local node stopped syncing. Below are the logs, any idea what is the issue? I'm running Ubuntu. '''2024-01-08 13:31:17.622 [P2P7] ERROR blockchain.db src/blockchain_db/blockchain_db.cpp:1034 ...
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How do I get my Cake Wallet to sync?

Recently I created a Cake Wallet account and sent Monero to it. However, whenever I try to sync it, it continues to say "Starting Sync." I have tried connecting it to various different ...
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Monero Balance Missing in Ledger-Connected Wallet [duplicate]

Hello Monero Community, I’m facing a perplexing issue with my Monero wallet linked to a Ledger device. Two months ago, I accessed my Monero balance successfully through a wallet connected to my Ledger....
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Initial chain sync crashed due to power outage - db-salvage fails. Can anything else be done?

The initial chain sync crashed due to a power outage. Now monerod fails to start. 2023-10-06 14:05:23.938 I Monero 'Fluorine Fermi' (v0.18.2.2-release) 2023-10-06 14:05:23.939 I Initializing ...
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Consistent Seg Fault at 2850800 blocks

I'm attempting to sync the monero blockchain using the monerod CLI on my M2 MacBook. However, every time the sync reaches 96% complete (2850800 blocks), the process errors with a segmentation fault. ...
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When running on a rotating harddrive benefit from LVM caching on a SSD?

With LVM it's possible to set up a fast caching SSD partition that speeds up a slow (usually rotating HDD) one: Creating LVM Cache Logical Volumes Would this alleviate slow performance of Monero ...
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Asynchrony issues with wallet creation (monero-javascript)

I'm creating my monero wallets using the monero-javascript javascript library and this is the code I use async function createWalletFull(password, mnemonic, id, network) { try { let wallet ...
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How does running a node benefit the network?

If I have the full node on my hard drive and the node daemon running, is there anything else I have to configure to benefit the Monero network? Do I have to configure a domain name for others to ...
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Does Monero require SSD for decent performance once it finishes the initial synchronization?

The warning in the logs The blockchain is on a rotating drive: this will be very slow, use an SSD if possible doesn't explain if just the synchronization will be slow, or also running the node ...
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How to complete synchronization through a remote node?

Certainly not looking to sync the daemon fully as it's just too much data for my purposes: 2023-05-22 01:07:54.389 I Synced 70252/2688967 (2%, 2618715 left) 2023-05-22 01:07:55.060 I Synced 70352/...
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How to configure the daemon to use a remote node?

Two questions on using a remote node as below: nicholas@mordor:~/monero4$ nicholas@mordor:~/monero4$ monero-wallet-cli --daemon-address node.moneroworld.com:18089 This is the command line monero ...
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What is the expected size of the data.mdb file (May 2023)?

Waiting several days for Monero-gui wallet daemon to sync, can anybody tell me the approximate size to expect for the data.mdb file?
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How to use the CLI without syncing the full node data?

This is a followup question of this one. I would like to perform basic CLI operations without having to download +100GB of data. How are you checking on a transfer, balances "safely" without ...
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Facing an error when working with monero.fail (monero node tracker)

https://monero.fail/ This is the monero node tracker. https://github.com/lalanza808/monero.fail After following the steps to make the project work, I am facing an attribute error where the function ...
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How does monerod decide from which height it should start syncing? Where can I find this in monero code? Where is the previous synced height stored?

How does monero know the height to which it was previously synced? Where does it store this data so that it can continue syncing from there the next time?
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How to remove monero-wallet-gui from mac

I am entirely new to crypto and monero so I figured I would download the monero-wallet-gui from getmonero.org. I downloaded the mac version and then I started the syncing process not knowing what it ...
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Blockchain is (fully?) synchronized, but lmdb size is 1 Gb

I'm just starting with Monero. I'm using pre-installed Monero (XMR) Wallet on Whonix. My settings are: Advanced mode Portable mode enabled Local node, with location of blockchain set to a separate ...
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How do I move the blockchain (data.mdb) to a different directory during (or after) the initial sync without losing the progress?

I am currently performing the initial sync to the default directory, but my drive is nearly full. How do I move (and subsequently sync) the blockchain to another drive without losing the progress?
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Updated monero-wallet-gui (mac os) and now it won't sync [duplicate]

2022-08-17 06:44:51.427 I SYNCHRONIZATION started 2022-08-17 06:44:53.530 W Failed to get top block hash to check for new block's parent: MDB_NOTFOUND: No matching key/data pair found 2022-08-17 06:44:...
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Why does Monero require synchronization, but Bitcoin doesn't?

I'm wondering why Monero requires "synchronization" while Bitcoin doesn't? I'm asking only about the case when a remote node is used, because it's obvious that local blockchain will require ...
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Sent to wallet address before synchronization?

I sent some XMR soon after downloading the gui client (unknowingly) before completion of the daemon synchronization... Will my XMR appear eventually or are they lost?
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Stuck synchronizing small blockchain on test network

I am running a test network and I am stuck with the following logs. 2022-03-31 16:06:33.886 I ********************************************************************** 2022-03-31 16:06:33.886 I The ...
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Using GUI wallet but when I check status in the log it says 0/0

I have tried everything in these guides but still cannot seem to get my daemon to sync. It's just stuck at 0. When I type status in the log it says 0/0. Any suggestions? I'm using local node. I have ...
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How to synchronize the GUI wallet using the blockchain bootstrap

I'm having trouble trying to sync the GUI wallet with the blockchain. I'm trying to use an old 2008 Macbook which I had lying around, with OS X El Capitan (HDD, 8gb RAM, 200gb free storage). I've ...
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Best method of speeding up Monero downloading / syncing of the xmr blockchain?

My node is 8000 blocks behind, and its taking quite a while to sync. Is there a faster way to sync / download the Monero blockchain?
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Monerod synchronization so slow it can't catch up to Blockchain on Raspberry Pi 4 + SSD

I want to set up a Monero full node on my new Raspberry Pi 4. First, I've downloaded the full blockchain by running monerod on my laptop on an external SSD, because I noticed doing so on the Raspberry ...
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Syncing Monero blockchain and get error not sure that the problem is. Error posted below

I got this error all of a sudden, this is also my third time trying to sync the blockchain from scratch. 2017-07-01 02:37:30.764 [P2P7] INFO global src/cryptonote_protocol/...
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Torsocks server failure when running monerod with Tor on Tails

I'm trying to run the Monero daemon (monerod) v. 0.12.2.0 with Tor on Tails 3.7.1. I'm doing exactly what is written here: Medium - Sheep’s Noob guide to Monero GUI in Tails 3.2. Basically: Download ...
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I sent some monero to a "standard XMR" address while my wallet uses base58 format, was it lost?

The sender was having some troubles to withdraw using the base58 format, which starts with a 8. So I used this website thinking the worst that could happen is me having to manually sweep the address ...
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How do you know monerod has synced?

I’ve a monerod on stagenet. How can I know it’s synced the blockchain? Thanks
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"LEVIN_PACKET partial msg received" while syncing

Should I pay attention to the set_level 2 print outs? Sometimes I get a lot of these: "LEVIN_PACKET partial msg received len=1400" (The 1400 varies) Anyone know what that means? Or it doesn'...
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Sent XMR To My Desktop GUI Wallet From BEFORE being fully synced - Daemon is Synced but XMR is Still Not in Wallet? Any Help Would Be Great [duplicate]

I made a stupid mistake... Sent XMR To My Desktop GUI Wallet From Kucoin BEFORE being fully synced. Kucoin says "sent successful" to my Wallet ID - I didn't realize I had not yet synced. It ...
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Monero GUI with Ledger Nano S. Synchronizing forever and not showing transaction received [duplicate]

Sent from Kucoin, which says transaction was completed hours ago, but not showing up in my wallet. The GUI says Synchronizing Wallet and Synchronizing Daemon for a long time now. The wallet does ...