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How much extra disk space does txindex=1 require?

For example for a 1 MB block, does the extra Tx index database take up another 100 kB on average? And a follow-up: once my node has completed -reindex after setting txindex=1 can I COPY the ...
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When should I use -reindex-chainstate and when -reindex

What is the difference between the options -reindex and -reindex-chainstate? Is one of the options faster? When should each option be used?
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What exactly did `Bitcoin-Qt -rescan -reindex` do?

I spent a ton of time today trying to get Bitcoin-Qt to sync using the bootstrap.dat file and could not get it to work. I found an answer on this forum saying to use: /Applications/Bitcoin-Qt.app/...
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Bitcoind, change to txindex=1

I have a fullnode without txindex. Some transactions of mine related to my wallet are not being found by fullnode, only in blockchain.info. My HD is around 130GB, and it's fully synced to the last ...
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Bitcoind --reindex vs starting allover again

I setup a Bitcoin Daemon on a VM hosted on an OpenStack cloud. VM has 8 Cores and 32GB of Ram and 20GB of storage. I mounted a 1TB volume into the .Bitcoin/blocks folder. I started bitcoind and it ...
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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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It's October 2018. ./bitcoin-qt -reindex-chainstate takes forever. Is there a way to speed this up?

Current version: Bitcoin Core 0.16.3 I think I have a corrupted blockchain download as my VM box was shut down in the middle of syncing. Which is why I'm doing a -reindex-chainstate I have the ...
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How does `getbalance` behave during a reindex?

Rich Remer asked in a comment on another topic: Should getbalance work before the full reindex is complete? For example, if my imported private key received Bitcoin in 2010 and Bitcoin Core has ...