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I set dbcache=4000 in my bitcoin.conf file, but where can one confirm if this took affect or not in the gui? I'm on ubuntu 18.

  • Have you tried simply checking memory usage during sync? – JBaczuk Oct 19 '18 at 15:21
  • you mean with the "free -h" command? – Patoshi パトシ Oct 19 '18 at 15:42
  • yes. dbcache sets how much ram is used during the validation process, if I'm not mistaken – JBaczuk Oct 19 '18 at 16:02
  • But where can I see it in the Bitcoin client where it shows that its really set? Using free -h doesn't really say fore sure its that application using it or not. – Patoshi パトシ Oct 19 '18 at 16:30
  • If it's in the conf file, instead of a command line flag, then I don't think there is a way to know which settings it's using other than verifying that your conf file is working by changing other settings and seeing if they take effect. – JBaczuk Oct 19 '18 at 17:29
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When you run bitcoind you can see it popup on the loading screen. If it shows up here, it will be the same when you run the bitcoin-qt gui wallet too.

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