0

I have cloned the repo of MoonBeam and run the chain as a "Development chain" but the chain is not producing blocks. Are there any reference links which i can follow to remove dependency from relay chain?

1 Answer 1

2

Moonbeam is an implementation of Frontier, an Ethereum compatibility layer for Substrate. Frontier is a codebase managed by the team behind Moonbeam and Wei Tang. You need not fork Moonbeam's repository. Simply take advantage of Frontier.

Check it out here:

Similar to the Basic Substrate Node template, there is a basic Frontier Substrate Node Template to start from which you will be able to produce blocks immediately:

That being said, why will you not want to be a parachain? The economic security is significantly lesser starting out as a solochain (Orders of magnitude lesser). But if you are keen to try it out as a testnet, by all means be a solochain for now :)

3
  • 1
    A realistic reason. Small teams don't have enough backing assets to be a parachain(win the auction).
    – AurevoirXavier
    Feb 17, 2023 at 6:00
  • @AurevoirXavier Yeah that is a valid gap for very small budget teams. With parathreads and new potential ways to commit proof-of-validity blocks on the relay chain (Polkadot) in the future, the barrier for backing assets can come down dramatically.
    – Josh
    Feb 19, 2023 at 8:26
  • @AurevoirXavier i need the consensus DPOS and EVM Compatibility with Unified accounts. That's why i wanted to implement MoonBeam para chain as Solo Chain.
    – BlockBird
    Feb 21, 2023 at 6:01

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.