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Updating Bitseed 3 to the latest version of Bitcoin Core

Bitseed 3 full nodes use Bitcoin Core to synchronize with the bitcoin network and validate the full blockchain history starting from the original genesis block mined by Satoshi Nakamoto. The following are instructions for updating Bitseed 3 to the latest version of Bitcoin Core. The procedure will stop bitcoind (the[…]

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Update to Bitcoin Core 0.15.0.1

The official release of Bitcoin Core 0.15.0.1 is now available. Documentation for this release is available on the Bitcoin Core project website here. The following are instructions for upgrading Bitseed to Bitcoin Core 0.15.0.1 from the ARM binary provided on the bitcoin.org website. These instructions add an upgrade script to the device. It[…]

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How to reindex

Disable the watchdog script crontab e Put # in front of ./btcwatch.sh to disable it #./btcwatch.sh Ctrl X enter Stop bitcoind ./btcstop.sh Reindex ./bitcoind daemon -reindex I will run for several weeks to rebuild.    

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Upgrade to Bitcoin Core 0.14.0

The official release of Bitcoin Core 0.14.0 is now available. Documentation for this release is available on the Bitcoin Core project website here. The following are instructions for upgrading Bitseed to Bitcoin Core 0.14.0. These instructions add an upgrade script to the device. It will delete your old binaries and replace them[…]

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Upgrade to Bitcoin Core 13.2 from Bitcoin.org

The official release of Bitcoin Core 0.13.2 is now available. Documentation for this release is available on the Bitcoin Core project website here. The following are instructions for upgrading Bitseed to Bitcoin Core 0.13.2 from the ARM binary provided on the bitcoin.org website. These instructions add an upgrade script to the device.[…]

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Upgrade to Bitcoin Core 13.1 from Bitcoin.org

The official release of Bitcoin Core 0.13.1 is now available. Documentation for this release is available on the Bitcoin Core project website here. The following are instructions for upgrading Bitseed to Bitcoin Core 0.13.1 from the ARM binary provided on the bitcoin.org website. These instructions add an upgrade script to the device.[…]

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Upgrade to Bitcoin Core 0.13.0

The official release of Bitcoin Core 0.13.0 is now available. Documentation for this release is available on the Bitcoin Core project website here. The following are instructions for upgrading Bitseed to Bitcoin Core 0.13.0. These instructions add an upgrade script to the device. It will delete your old binaries and replace them[…]

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Installing the 21 Bitcoin Client on Bitseed

This tutorial is published as part of our Bitseed Labs series. The instructions are likely to change or break over time as the underlying software packages and dependencies are updated. Users who wish to continue supporting this software for Bitseed are encouraged to send us updates to these instructions so that[…]

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Removing the Blockchain Backup to Free Space

If the Bitseed device hard drive gets full, space can be freed by removing the blockchain backup and disabling backup and restore functions. This applies to versions 2.0.3 and earlier. To disable backup: First, SSH into the device (instructions vary based on OS, see documentation here). Remove some files and[…]

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glibc Vulnerability Patch for Bitseed

The following patch will update the libc6 library to patch the glibc DNS vulnerability. Open an SSH terminal window and log into your Bitseed device wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/bitseed-org/bitcoin-box/master/tools/libc6-patch.sh chmod 755 libc6-patch.sh sudo ./libc6-patch.sh It is recommended to reboot after the update ./btcstop.sh ./sudo reboot The current libc6 version can be check with sudo[…]

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