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I'm running Bitcoind 0.17 on a raspberry Pi 3. Everything ran smoothly until I did something wrong (I guess) but can't figure out what happened. Now I got this error. Has someone experience with this one:

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018-11-23T13:11:47Z Fatal LevelDB error: IO error: /home/bitcoin/.bitcoin/indexes/txindex/105794.ldb: Bad message
2018-11-23T13:11:47Z You can use -debug=leveldb to get more complete diagnostic messages
2018-11-23T13:11:47Z 

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EXCEPTION: 15dbwrapper_error       
Fatal LevelDB error: IO error: /home/bitcoin/.bitcoin/indexes/txindex/105794.ldb: Bad message       
bitcoin in txindex       

2018-11-23T13:12:48Z

Thanks in advance for helping me out.

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Your database is corrupted. This probably means the RPi overheated, or its storage is crappy.

This is not unusual for RPi class hardware.

To recover, you'll need to reindex.

  • Thanks Pieter. I guess I better copy the blocks and chainstate again to my RPi (I still have another full node running), instead of using the function -reindex, as this takes a couple of days? – Jeans5 Nov 25 '18 at 11:01

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