Bootstrap & Zcash Parameters Installation Guide

Hi Everyone,

When downloading a full node wallet, if you want your syncing to be faster, you will need to download the bootstrap file separately.

In some cases you will also need to download and install the zcash parameters. Pirate Chain First Mate Kaks, has put together a list of instructions to make your journey easier.

How To Install The Bootstrap

Windows

(CMD) WINDOWS: mkdir %appdata%\komodo\PIRATE & curl -L -O http://bootstrap.dexstats.info/ARRR-bootstrap.tar.gz & tar -xf ARRR-bootstrap.tar.gz -C %appdata%\komodo\PIRATE

Linux

(TERMINAL) Linux: mkdir -p /home/$USER/.komodo/PIRATE && chmod 755 /home/$USER/.komodo/PIRATE;wget -N –no-check-certificate –progress=dot:giga –continue –retry-connrefused –waitretry=3 –timeout=30 http://bootstrap.dexstats.info/ARRR-bootstrap.tar.gz;tar -xzvf /home/$USER/.komodo/PIRATE/ARRR-bootstrap.tar.gz -C /home/$USER/.komodo/PIRATE

Apple

(Terminal) Mac: cd ~/Library/Application\ Support/; mkdir -p Komodo/PIRATE/ && chmod 755 Komodo/PIRATE/;curl -L -O http://bootstrap.dexstats.info/ARRR-bootstrap.tar.gz;tar -zxf ARRR-bootstrap.tar.gz -C ~/Library/Application\ Support/Komodo/PIRATE

How To Re-Install The Bootstrap (Existing File)

Windows

(CMD) WINDOWS: rd /s /q “%appdata%\komodo\PIRATE\chainstate” “%appdata%\komodo\PIRATE\blocks” & curl -L -O http://bootstrap.dexstats.info/ARRR-bootstrap.tar.gz & tar -xf ARRR-bootstrap.tar.gz -C %appdata%\komodo\PIRATE

Linux

(TERMINAL) LINUX : cd ~/.komodo/PIRATE/;rm -r blocks chainstate;wget -N –no-check-certificate –progress=dot:giga –continue –retry-connrefused –waitretry=3 –timeout=30 http://bootstrap.dexstats.info/ARRR-bootstrap.tar.gz -P /home/$USER/.komodo/PIRATE;tar -xzvf /home/$USER/.komodo/PIRATE/ARRR-bootstrap.tar.gz -C /home/$USER/.komodo/PIRATE

Apple

(TERMINAL) MAC: cd ~/Library/Application\ Support/Komodo/PIRATE;rm -r blocks chainstate;curl -L -O http://bootstrap.dexstats.info/ARRR-bootstrap.tar.gz;tar -zxf ARRR-bootstrap.tar.gz -C ~/Library/Application\ Support/Komodo/PIRATE

How To Install The Zcash Parameters

Windows

(CMD) WINDOWS:

Linux

(TERMINAL) LINUX:

Mac

(TERMINAL) MAC:

  • cd ~/Library/Application\ Support/; mkdir -p ZcashParams/ && chmod 755 ZcashParams/;cd
  • ~/Library/Application\ Support/ZcashParams/; curl –remote-name
  • https://download.z.cash/downloads//sapling-spend.params; curl –remote-name
  • https://download.z.cash/downloads//sprout-verifying.key; curl –remote-name
  • https://download.z.cash/downloads//sprout-proving.key; curl –remote-name
  • https://download.z.cash/downloads//sapling-output.params; curl –remote-name
  • https://download.z.cash/downloads//sprout-groth16.params
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