Update Constantinople in the network Ropsten did not go as smoothly as expected

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Activation Ethereum-updates Constantinople in the test network Ropsten was held on the block 4,230,000.

Ethereum”s Constantinople hard fork is officially active on the Ropsten testnet! Huge props to everyone who made this happen.

Block rewards are coming in at 2 ETH per block. pic.twitter.com/qmppSxifHv

— Eric Conner (@econoar) 13 Zhovtnya 2018 R.

However, during the upgrade there were some problems. Thus, according to CoinDesk, blockchain Ropsten for a while stalled on the block 4,299,999. The cause of the incident is still unknown. Some Ethereum developers have suggested that the reason for this was the problem with the update code, or the reluctance of miners to activate Constantinople.

After some time in testnet up unit with activated Constantinople. However, it turned out that the network has not committed the transaction.

Release Manager Parity Africa Shodan noted that problems due to the fact that many miners have not updated, despite the appeals of the Ethereum developers to maintain network stability Ropsten.

In addition, Sodon stated the problem with the consensus in Ropsten, which resulted in “three-track” hardwork between the Geth, Parity and another Ethereum client.

between geth and parity, we have a three-way fork now.

— (@5chdn) 13 Zhovtnya 2018 R.

He also expressed confidence that Constantinople this year will not take place, because it is necessary to investigate the problem.

no constantinople in 2018, we have to investigate

— (@5chdn) 13 Zhovtnya 2018 R.

We will remind, on Friday, October 12, the Ethereum developers have suggested that hardwork Constantinople will likely be held in November. Date upgrade the network and, accordingly, the block number on which to place the activation code, still not defined.

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