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Only 10 connections on my raspberry pi full node

I'd like to know why I only get 10 connections on my full node? Is there something missing in the conf file? $bitcoin-cli -netinfo Bitcoin Core v0.21.0.0-7d8a10a6f - 70016/Satoshi:0.21.0/ ipv4 ipv6 ...
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Fully synced bitcoind 0.18.1 on RPI4 using 100% cpu ( 1 core only ) , is it normal?

I started playing with bitcoind 0.18.1 on a RPI4 and i can see that even when fully synced it is still using 100% cpu so one full core. Is this normal / expected ? Looking at the threads is the ...
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I have upgraded my raspiblitz v 1.7.2 directly to v 1.10. After restart and "upgrade" it shows "sparco-host=0.0.0.0: unknown option" in logs

I was lazy and have upgraded my raspiblitz v 1.7.2 directly to v 1.10 instead of going through 1.8, 1.9. After restart and selecting "upgrade" it continuously shows "Lightning : prepare ...
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Reuse air gapped Raspi used for seed generation?

Would it be wise for an air gapped RasPi used for seed generation be used again online with a new micro SD card? Am i missing anything?
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LoadBlockIndexDB: transaction index disabled

I'm trying to run bitcoind on a Raspberry Pi 3 but I'm stuck on an error. The raspberry has a Hdd for storage with a fully indexed blockchain that was synced on my laptop and than copied to the Hdd (...
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Extremely slow blockchain syncing issue on RaspBerry Pi 4 with Raspiblitz

I'm encountering a significant delay in synchronizing the blockchain on my Raspberry Pi 4. Even after 11 days, the sync progress is only at 68%. I'm using a brand new Raspberry Pi 4 with a 1TB USB 3.0 ...
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Error while syncing with the blockchain on my Raspberry Pi

So I already have the node set up on my raspberry pi. This night the transfer of the Blockchain from my laptop to the raspi's hard disk finished. Now I am waiting for the blocks to match the headers "...
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Signmessage with Raspiblitz

For an absolute beginner, how do I sign the new adress formats (taproot e.g.)? In Ride the Lightning (RTL) there is the possiblity to sign messages for lightning. But I need to sign from a specific ...
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Is running a bitcoin node harmful to the local network?

I am running a raspberry pi 4 with umbrelOS and I have the bitcoin node running on it, however I was told to shut it down. However, the person who told me to shut it down-I'm afraid they don't know ...
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Does a Raspberry Pi have enough CPU power to run a full node and an electrs server?

Very curious if anyone has this particular setup, currently am running the aforementioned on an old Acer laptop but it's struggling hard.
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I Can't Get Inbound Connections to My Node

I recently set up a Bitcoin Core Node on a Raspberry Pi. It is fully caught up to the chain tip and has 10 outbound connections. I am using bitcoind to configure the node and have not been able to get ...
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Why is initial block download slow on Raspberry Pi 4 with SSD?

Ran benchmarks using sysbench and CPU, memory and networking performance is very similar on Pi 4 vs Lenovo ThinkCentre M92p (both quad-core with 4GB of memory). Which benchmarks reveal why IBD is ...
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Is it possible to set up an Antminer S3 using a a Raspberry Pi?

Hey everyone I am new to mining and just getting into it. I have done loads of research and haven't found the answer to my question. I have seen an Avalon 6 being run through a raspberry pi and I ...
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UTXOs set size for small node

For several months the size of the UTXOs set has been exploding with almost 20MB more every day. So I would like to know from what size it may be a problem for small nodes such as Raspberry Pi 4 for ...
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Raspiblitz slow sync performance

I'm syncing my raspberry pi 4 model B, 4GB and after 4 days I'm less than 50% synced. It seems as though there is something wrong with bitcoind as there are some weird symptoms going on. The pi is ...
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bitcoin-core building disabled binaries

good day, I have just tried upgrading to core 24. As I am looking for a purely headless bitcoin-core, my process was the following rm -rf bitcoin git clone https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin.git cd ...
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When i try to install package on raspibitz I receive the annoying warnings regarding locale. What can i do to fix that problem?

When i try to install package on raspibitz I receive the annoying warnings regarding locale. ₿ sudo apt install apt-transport-https ...
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Is it possible to share blockchain data between multiple nodes?

I'm planning to create a Raspberry Pi Cluster in order to run several bitcoin nodes. Can I share parts of the ~/.bitcoin/ folder in order to not have to store the entire hundreds of GB for each of the ...
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bitcoin-cli very slow to respond to RPC calls (Raspberry Pi)

Running Bitcoin 0.11 on Raspberry Pi 2 (Quad core 900MHz 1GB RAM, 128GB Flash Drive for blockchain, 8GB SD Card for OS and software). Blockchain is fully synced, 13 connections. In htop, I see I'm ...
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Is it secure to generate a new address using SBC such as raspberry pi? any problem with TRNG?

I am trying to create a cold wallet using SBC such as raspberry pi (not raspberry pi). I wonder if the random generator is secure enough to generate random wallet address, for both BTC and ETH. I ...
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Error: Disk space is too low!

I am trying to run bitcoind on a raspberrypi. I started by starting bitcoind on my laptop,downloading and verifying the blockchain. So far so good, bitcoind works as expected. Then I set prune=600 in ...
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How to fix corrupted blocks?

I am trying to copy blocks from Debian 10 “buster” virtual machine to external SSD which I will boot from on a Raspberry Pi. rsync --archive --delete --human-readable --info=progress2 /home/bitcoin-...
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do Bitcoin full node onions also relay non-bitcoin traffic?

During the past week or so I am setting up a Bitcoin core full node on Raspberry Pi and making it as secure as possible. In the public mind, the onion sites and Darknet are associated with many things ...
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I can't start bitcoind on Raspberry Pi. Why do I need settings.json.tmp when I didn't need it before?

I've reset my raspberry pi because after configuring Samba, bitcoind started downloading the blockchain much slower. Removing Samba didn't return it to the original speeds so I figured starting with a ...
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I am updating RaspiBolt - Where is my old electrs config?

I am updating my RaspiBolt according to this guide. Unfortunately, the guide changed a lot since my last update. It is still great, though! I am upgrading from v0.8.10 to v0.9.3 and somewhere in ...
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bitcoincore with linux (tgz) or arm linux

I am running a node on a raspberry pi 4 model B 8gb with linux as os, should I update bitcoincore with linux (tgz) or arm linux.
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Can't open bitcoin-qt GUI on Raspberry Pi

I installed the latest bitcoin node on my Raspberry Pi 4 following this guide: https://www.makeuseof.com/bitcoin-node-raspberry-pi/ Everything went well, only the last step where you need to start the ...
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How does bitcoind choose its data directory?

Sorry, noob question I am new to anything linux related. I managed to set up bitcoin core just fine on my raspberry pi 4 and I have an external HDD that I want to use as my data directory for the 250 ...
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bitcoind no such file or directory when trying to execute on Ubuntu for Raspberry Pi 4

Trying to install and run Bitcoin Core Daemon on a Raspberry Pi 4 8GB w/ Ubuntu Server and unable to execute bitcoind. Below are the exact steps I am taking: Use Raspberry Pi imager to flash the ...
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Step by Step instructions on installing Bitcoin Core 0.14 on Raspberry Pi Zero and 1/2/3?

I couldn't find a concise tutorial on how to setup Bitcoin Core v0.14 on Raspberry Pi Zero or 1/2/3. Let's say I have a brand new raspberry pi without any image flashed. What are the step by step ...
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Getting "N5boost10filesystem16filesystem_errorE" error when running bitcoin-cli

Backstory I'm running Bitcoin Core 0.20.1 on a Raspberry Pi 4 (running Raspberry Pi OS standard). It's just a standard install of Bitcoin Core, I built from source and installed into /home/pi/.bitcoin ...
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Is it actually possible to install Bitcoin full node on a Raspberry Pi 3B+?

A Raspberry Pi 3B+ has only 1GB of ram and this official Bitcoin Core page shows that minimum requirement is 2GB ram and 200 GB storage with 100MB/s read and write speed. But I see a lot of articles ...
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Remote SSH connection to Raspibolt Lightning Network Node

I am trying to establish a remote SSH session using Putty into the Raspberry Pi running my Lightning Network node without success (connecting from the local network works fine). The related port of ...
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My lightning node is unreachable and lightning-rpc': Connection refused

I'm trying to use c-lightning on my raspberry. When start the lightning daemon I get two errors: the first one is: 2020-06-05T17:02:08.784Z DEBUG connectd: Failed to connect 10 socket: Network is ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 / Bitcoin Node / No space left on device / Link Database to External Hard drive / [duplicate]

I was following @meeDamian Bitcoin node guide on a Raspberry Pi 3 and could get almost everything to work except that it stores the Blockchain on my USB Harddrive. Its mounted and I have disk space ...
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Where can I find a usefull log if bitcoind stopped for no apparent reason?

I am running bitcoind (Bitcoin Core) on a Raspberry 3B and the process occationally "disappears" from the list in top. The log debug.log shows no etries, last entry is usually something like 2019-11-...
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Help linking External Storage for bitcoin data using Raspberry Pi?

I mounted my external disk to wrong directory (wanted it to be ~/bitcoinData) , instead ended up creating a directory on SD card ( /home/pi/bitcoinData ) and now SD card (root) is full. i cannot seem ...
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What role has bitcoin-init as a process?

I have set up a node on a RaspberryPi. When I check for active processes with top I see bitcoin-init occupying 50% of memory and 7% of CPU. I can check for bitcoind and it is active: bitcoin@...
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When installing libbitcoin is there an option to deactivate the warnings?

When installing libbitcoin from here with $ ./install.sh --prefix=/home/me/myprefix --build-boost --disable-shared after most of the compilation is done there are checks of the sourcecode with ...
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EXCEPTION: 15dbwrapper_error

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 ...
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How to fix kernel paging request error on raspberry pi miner?

I'm mining Bitcoin and Litecoin using Gridseeds. As a host/controller I'm running a Raspberry Pi with ArchLinuxARM. I'm using the latest Arch image and compiled cgminer from this github repository: ...
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How to ./configure a built for Raspberry Pi?

I want to use this guide to set up a headless bitcoin core full node and came across the line: ./configure CPPFLAGS="-I/usr/local/BerkeleyDB.4.8/include -O2" LDFLAGS="-L/usr/local/BerkeleyDB.4.8/lib" ...
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How to completely remove Bitcoin Lightning from Raspberry Pi

I finished the installation of Bitcoin Core and Lightning but somehow i messed up with the certificates and the creation of the wallet and now im struggling to run lightning with the right users and ...
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Install bitcoin core on raspberry pi 3

Is it possible to install bitcoin core on raspberry pi 3 since I tried it once and it did not work out and I have an external drive for the bitcoin data for it? OS: raspbian (8 GB space with 1TB HDD ...
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Is Bitcoin Core storage compatible across different machine architecture?

I want to run Bitcoin core on a raspberry PI (arm32v7), but the initial sync takes way too long. I am thinking importing the UTXO set from another of my node which run on x64. Would it work? Is it ...
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Can A Raspberry pi mine bitcoin without an ASIC miner?

I want to know if a raspberry pi can mine bitcoin without using an ASIC miner.
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Can you run a bitcoin lightning node on a raspberry pi zero?

Will a bitcoin lightning node run on a raspberry pi zero? Does it have to have the full Bitcoin blockchain synced or can it connect to a remote node? Also what are the minimum requirements to get a ...
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Avalon 741 and/or later models without AUC3 converter?

Avalon models prior to the 741 normally required an AUC2 converter to work, but it was also possible to bypass that requirement by plugging the miner's data cable directly into a Raspberry Pi's IIC ...
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Can a raspberry pi zero run bitcoin core 0.16.1 and sync up without downloading the entire blockchain?

I'm looking to run a bitcoin core 0.16.1 node on a raspberry pi zero, but I don't have a 200gb+ microsd. Would I even be able to sync up with the blockchain without downloading the entire thing? Is ...
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blockchain on RPi

I am just starting on the blockchain, bitcoin etc... I read 'Mastering BitCoin...2nd Edition' from O'reilly to start with and some articles from the internet. I want to build my own little blockchain ...