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MaryP
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May 26, 2012, 08:24:10 AM
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Hi
Just downloaded bitcoin-qt 0.6.2 on Ubuntu 12.04. My computer crashed for some reason with about 35000 to go on getting the block list. Now whenever I run it I get... Loading Block index... Runaway exception NSt8ios_base7failureECAutoFile::read: end of file. Any ideas?
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May 26, 2012, 09:52:59 AM
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Delete the blkindex.dat and blk0001.dat files that you find inside the .bitcoin folder inside your home dir and start over. If you can't see the folder press ctrl+H to unhide it.
Also, make sure you have at least 2GB free on your HDD.

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May 27, 2012, 02:34:14 PM
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Ok. Thanks for that.
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