If so is there a way to prevent this from happening?


It walks back a small number of blocks and re-verifies them, this ensures there's no obvious corruption and warms the cache. It takes a few tens of seconds at maximum on most hardware. You can adjust or effectively disable this using checklevel=1, but it is generally inadvisable to do so.

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