0

I have installed bitcoind on a new computer, and I use nohup to run it:

$ nohup bitcoind &

However, every now and then I see that the process does not exist, and I have to restart it using nohup.

Any idea what went wrong? Are there any logs I can check, and is there a better way to run bitcoind in the background than nohup?

5

bitcoind has a -daemon command line option that will cause it to run in the background. That is likely to work better than using nohup.

There should be a debug.log file in your bitcoin data directory where any errors will be logged.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.