20190530 RNode community testing

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Each week we invite community members to help test RNode.

  • When - Thursdays at 14:00 UTC
  • Where - This meeting takes place online using Zoom
    • Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/134156866
    • Or iPhone one-tap :
          US: +16468769923,,134156866# or +16699006833,,134156866#
    • Or Telephone:
          Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
              US: +1 646 876 9923 or +1 669 900 6833
          Meeting ID: 134 156 866
          International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/rDfBtpt
  • Additional communications are posted in #node-testing on the RChain Discord.

What you can expect this week

Today we will work with one of the RSong contracts, discuss recent and upcoming changes planned for RNode, and address questions.

Instructions for testing today

Please take the steps described below to install and run RNode to join the public testnet. If you need more information, please see User guide for running RNode.

Install RNode

Today we are working with Chain RNode v0.9.6 (85d62c9)



Docker image

Run RNode

Bootstrap address 

Sample run command
rnode run --store-type v2 --map-size 1099511627776 --network testnet1.2 -b "rnode://25a48e34b10c5917aa21bdbbf45da56d3e7129c6@node0.testnet.rchain-dev.tk?protocol=40400&discovery=40404"

Definitions of required flags:

  • --store-type specifies the version of RSpace to use
  • --map-size supports the needs of the database
  • --network specifies the network you want to join
  • -b is the bootstrap address

Share your experience

You best support the improvement and development of the RChain platform when you file a bug to report challenge you faced or unsuccessful outcomes. This will help us collect all relevant information to better understand your setup and experience. 

Work completed since the last testing session

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Testing session summary

Chat log

Bugs filed

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