The core developers have tagged a new
2021.06.09.0 Hotspot firmware release which contains a newly generated snapshot. This would allow newly onboarded and previously un-synced hotspots to sync to the head of the blockchain much faster.
Below are the related PRs:
miner#814: Update core and set blessed snap-876961
This change contains
blockchain-corefixes and a newly blessed chain generated snapshot at height
miner#813: Dont allow consensus participation in follow mode
This change prohibits Hotspots from participating in consensus group if they are operating in
follow-mode. A Hotspot can be set to follow mode via touch file or configuration. By default Hotspots are always validating transactions and blocks unless in follow mode.
blockchain-core#858: Fix ledger upgrade marking
The core developers noticed that the gateway ledger upgrade marking code didn’t properly commit the ledger context, this has been fixed.
We have been beta testing
2021.06.09.0 since June 9th, 2021 12:30 PM PT. Current ETA for GA is 2:30 PM PT, June 9th, 2021.