[Bitcoin-development] bitcoind stops responding

Jeff Garzik jgarzik at bitpay.com
Tue Oct 1 01:17:17 UTC 2013

Can you please describe more than "RPC stops working"?  What is your
precise RPC usage?  getwork?  getblocktemplate?  other calls?  What is
your OS?

On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 10:44 PM, slush <slush at centrum.cz> wrote:
> Hi,
> during several weeks I'm observing more and more frequent issues with
> bitcoind. The problem is that bitcoind stops responding to RPC calls, but
> there's no other suspicious activity in bitcoind log, CPU usage is low, disk
> I/O is standard etc.
> I observed this problem with version 0.8.2, but it is still happening with
> 0.8.5. Originally this happen just one or twice per day. Today my monitoring
> scripts restarted bitcoind more than 30x, which sounds alarming. This happen
> on various backends, so it isn't a problem of one specific node. Is there
> anybody else who's observing similar problem?
> Thanks,
> slush
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Jeff Garzik
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