The core developers have tagged a new 2021.08.31.1 Hotspot firmware release which contains major blockchain and libp2p stability and performance updates. This is a mandatory release for all hotspot manufacturers to continue syncing the blockchain.

Plan

We have been beta testing 2021.08.31.1 since Aug 31st, 2021 1:00 PM PST. Current ETA for GA is 11:00 AM PST, Sept 1st, 2021.