Ethereum 2.0 Devs Prep For Final Launch with Dry Run

prysm eth2.0 dry run bootnode sep 2020

Ethereum 2.0 developers are to hold a dry run of the genesis block launch with a temporary testnet that’s to go out imminently. Teku, Prysm, Nimbus and Lighthouse have all launched a bootnode to get the network up and running with a specific explorer launched for this dry run the begins in two hours. This is the final stage prior to the launch of the deposit contract which is to go out soon after the dry run is over. When exactly is not clear, but the deposit contract triggers the genesis block launch based on whether the minimum of circa 500,000 eth has been deposited or otherwise. Meaning once the deposit contract is launched, then the ethereum 2.0 genesis block is effectively imminent. That network has been in a mainnet like testnet for months now with it running without problems since August 20th. As such they’re having a dry run…

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