Block manufacturing on Blockstream’s Liquid community has resumed after technical issues associated to a functionary improve brought on many transactions to queue for hours.
In an Oct. 5 replace from a Liquid oversight board member recognized solely as Wiz, Liquid’s failsafe mode was activated yesterday as “an sudden problem occurred inflicting block signer nodes failing to validate sure parameters towards one another.” Consequently, the community stopped producing blocks and transactions steadily queued within the Liquid mempool for roughly 22 hours beginning at roughly 5:19 PM EST on Oct. 4.
Wiz reported Liquid builders have upgraded 10 of the 15 functionaries, with block manufacturing anticipated to renew as soon as yet one more has been mounted. Pending Liquid transactions had been queued within the mempool till the nodes have been upgraded, which was accomplished at the moment because the community reported blocks have been coming in.
First introduced in 2015, Liquid was designed to be a Bitcoin (BTC) sidechain geared toward dashing up BTC transactions settlement for crypto exchanges. The community helps its LiquidBTC (LBTC) tokens pegged to BTC — there are 3,293 at the moment in circulation. As well as, the Liquid Federation has 57 members, together with crypto exchanges Bitfinex, BitMEX, and Huobi.