If you download a bootstrap copy of the blockchain through torrents, it will be faster than getting that same data through the Bitcoin network. Ofcourse the BitTorrent protocol is more optimized for ...
I've tried unsuccessfully 2 times to download the application from this site https://www.weusecoins.com/en/getting-started. Last failure stopped at around 16,000 blocks. I am trying to get setup with ...
I am using a fresh install of Bitcoin and have no wallet with coins at this time, and want to use the Bitcoind service in short time (loading blockchain using bitcoind will take days because of slow ...
First off, this really needs to get fixed. I'm downloading blocks for at least 8 hours now, and it's still not done. I know the problem of having to download the entire block chain is being worked on, ...
I tried bootstrapping bitcoind, but it's slowly downloading and downloading. I tried putting these files first, but it is still downloading something a bit, stays 100% CPU, iowaits, fills up the ...
I'm using bitcoind on Ubuntu, headless. So there's no GUI to tell me when it's done. So how do I know?