When I tempt to start nodeos using this command:

nodeos --delete-all-blocks --genesis-json genesis.json --plugin eosio::chain_plugin --plugin eosio::http_plugin --plugin eosio::history_api_plugin --plugin eosio::chain_api_plugin

almost everything goes correct except for one line that I paid attention to recently. It says:

2018-11-01T00:17:03.006 thread-0 controller.cpp:1380 startup ] No head block in fork db, perhaps we need to replay

This line shows in red. I noticed there's an open issue on this exact error that at the end asked to write any further question to here. Any help?

  • Did you try a replay?
    – Marcel
    Nov 1 '18 at 19:36
  • I get the same error. Did you soved this error.
    – xiuyoung
    Feb 19 '19 at 9:29
  • @xiuyoung Nope :( Mar 4 '19 at 0:58

Append --hard-replay to replay

  • Adding that doesn't do anything, everything (including the error) stays the same. Nov 2 '18 at 3:07
  • and --mongodb-wipe --hard-replay-blockchain ? Delete your nodeos 'state' folder as well, if that doesn't work, delete also your blocks folder. You can find the state folder using $ sudo find / -name state
    – Marcel
    Nov 3 '18 at 14:34
  • I added --mongodb-wipe --hard-replay-blockchain, deleted state and blocks folder, but the error still pops up. The server starts anyways, but I'm not sure how much does this error affects the server later. Nov 5 '18 at 23:35

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