Solana is back online after another outage. This is what happened
Solana is back online after a power outage on Friday night. prevent the blockchain from processing transactions.
The problem seems to be caused by a misconfigured node or a computer running the Solana software required for the network to run, According to Stakewiza Solana validator operator.
Here Not the first major crash or breakdown of the blockchain. This year alone, Solana has faced many outages, performance is degraded and the network is unstable. In September 2021, Solana Been offline for almost 18 hours.
Solana didn’t reply right away Luckrequest comment.
Solana’s state Twitter the account confirmed the latest issue at 8:45 p.m. ET on Friday and at 3:04 a.m. ET on Saturday, noting that validator operators have “successfully completed a cluster restart” of the Solana mainnet.
While “analyzing is still going on,” Stakewiz tweeted, “the offending validator appears to be running a copy and both of their replicas generate a block.”
This causes “a confusing code path where validators cannot switch back to the heaviest (main) fork. The validator was ‘stuck’ at the wrong fork and couldn’t get to the winning fork. “
As noted crypto critic Molly White pointed out in Her blog “Web3 is going to be awesome” “It’s a bit surprising that, in a supposedly decentralized network, a single node can take the entire network offline.”