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Blockchain Release: Snapshot and libp2p updates

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The core developers have tagged a new 2021.05.20.0 Hotspot firmware release which primarily fixes libp2p peerbook issues affecting a small number of Hotspots and also updates the blessed snapshot. This is a required upgrade for all miners and will be automatic for all Hotspots using the Helium firmware when we GA.

miner#783: Update snapshot to 852481 and bump core

This change updates the blockchain-core dependency as described below and a new blessed snapshot 852481 has been added for newly onboarded Hotspots to sync faster.

erlang-libp2p#341: Clear peerbook if it's not corrupted

An error case in RocksDB opening while getting the libp2p peerbook has been addressed.

erlang-libp2p#339: Reset port counter to start from 1025

Thanks to @Rapsssito for this bug fix! They identified and fixed a bug which was incorrectly resetting the port counter.


We have been beta testing 2021.05.20.0 since May 20, 2021 2:30 PM PT. Current ETA for GA is 6:00 PM PT, May 20th, 2021.