How to Run a Bitcoin Full Node on a Raspberry Pi #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
Great background and project from Tyler on howchoo:
In order for the Bitcoin network to operate securely, it requires many additional full nodes to ensure the miners are following the consensus rules and help relay transactions to other nodes in the network.
And since there is no direct financial incentive to run a full node (unlike mining), it requires good Bitcoin citizens to step up and help out.
In this guide, we’re going to learn how to run a full node using a Raspberry Pi 4 and an external hard drive.
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