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Make some contribution to the restoration of ecology

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Yagami, Apr 28, 2017.

  1. Timo

    Timo Quarker

    You'll need to download the bootstrap. I did this and took a while to process. Should pick up then; took about 3 days to sync in background.
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  2. AceNOLA

    AceNOLA Quarkmod Staff Member QuarkTalk moderator

    I hope this brings some people back to the forums as well!!!!!
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  3. kuzu23

    kuzu23 Quarker

    Thanks Timo, could you direct me to where I can download the bootstrap for MAC?

    I tried downloading from the below link but the RAR file cannot be extracted.

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  4. nightshadeNOLA

    nightshadeNOLA Quarker

    Im at work and cannot download to test. The bootstrap file will help cut some time off of the download, but isnt required for the wallet to sync. Just allowing the wallet to download and process the blockchain works as well, but is time consuming.
    Please keep in mind, not only is it downloading the blockchain data, its also utilizing your hardware to process and confirm the chain while it updates, so if you are using your machine, it can slow the process down.
    I started it and walked away from my machine, only using the wallet to D.L and process the block chain. I had between 2-11 peers on the wallet and the whole process took about 3 hours. Depending on the speed of your machine and your internet speed, your experience may be faster or slower.

    Hope this helps!
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  5. AceNOLA

    AceNOLA Quarkmod Staff Member QuarkTalk moderator

    Also, don't forget, any transactions that may occur sooner than where it is at in the processing, will not show up in your wallet. So just be patient, once it is caught up, you will see all transactions... Well done @nightshadeNOLA for that assistance. Looks like you are picking this up quite fast!

  6. nightshadeNOLA

    nightshadeNOLA Quarker

    ;) Thanks, trying to be a help to the community.
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  7. eg0rka

    eg0rka Quarker

    AceNOLA, Ok,
    But please, let Yagami answer my messages in PM

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