If you are on Windows, instead of using the commands below you can also use our pre-configured Vagrant box if you prefer to run things in a Linux environment.
We use Makefiles to quickly and easily build our binaries. Before you begin, please make sure you have RocksDB installed. On Windows, you can skip this step and instead rely on the “WINDOWS ONLY” part of the process below:
git clone https://github.com/status-im/nimbus
To run Nimbus in Ethereum 1.0 mode:
Nimbus will now run and attempt to synchronize with the Ethereum 1.0 blockchain. It can currently reach block 1.5 million.