How to join the Butterfly test network.
Butterfly test network is mostly an internal development and test network used by the Lotus team. It is used for short term testing, and should not be used for something that needs a long time operating network. To get updates about the Butterfly test network it is recommended to follow the
#lotus-butterfly channel in the Filecoin Slack, as well as subscribing to network updates.
Butterfly network supports sector size of 512MiB, 32GiB and 64GiB.
Steps to join butterfly network
Butterflynetwork can not be considered a stable network and may be reset or upgraded at any moment with little notice.
Clone and checkout a release or branch as explained in the build and install Lotus guide.
To join the
Butterfly network, build Lotus with below commands:
make clean make butterflynet make install