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I started a private network by issuing the command:

geth --datadir="~/datastore/ethereum" --port 30303 --rpc --rpcport 8545 --rpcaddr localhost --networkid 554433 --rpccorsdomain="*" --minerthreads "4" --mine --rpcapi "db,eth,net,web3" --maxpeers 0 --nodiscover --unlock=0 --verbosity 4 --gasprice 100 --gpomin 0 --gpomax 0

Then I called a smartcontract. I saw that smartcontract never does anything.

I looked at log information, I always get the message.

removed tx (


Contract: false

From: af8f853382b3b6db6ab7fa4f7df6f5329976988d

To: c51b59d444993f6d613b023bf8598b781752fc54

Nonce: 14

GasPrice: 0

GasLimit 90000

Value: 0

Data: 0xb0c8f9dc0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000020000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000002e516d54704b727248594459794567466d6373434654647a4b6f3154575346595046594239334d696d38456d467764000000000000000000000000000000000000

V: 0x1b

R: 0x97acff26b4ac5727ade4c7a37a69c9ac6c53d3d02530091b81352804566719cd

S: 0xe4b9c8e587a50e8d3b371423913da5bf7be019e5ea78991ad8b089e8802128f

Hex: f8e50e8083015f9094c51b59d444993f6d613b023bf8598b781752fc5480b884b0c8f9dc0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000020000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000002e516d54704b727248594459794567466d6373434654647a4b6f3154575346595046594239334d696d38456d4677640000000000000000000000000000000000001ba097acff26b4ac5727ade4c7a37a69c9ac6c53d3d02530091b81352804566719cda00e4b9c8e587a50e8d3b371423913da5bf7be019e5ea78991ad8b089e8802128f

) from pool: low tx nonce or out of funds

Could you please give me any advice?

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According to my understanding of your error log Your issue is either

  • too low transaction nonce
  • or the sender account has insufficient funds

I see you are setting the gas price to 0, however, I think the geth client still checks if there are funds available.

So you can try two things :

  • check if 0xaf8f853382b3b6db6ab7fa4f7df6f5329976988d has some funds on it, if not put like 1 testnet Ether on it and try again.
  • check the transaction count on that account with web3.eth.getTransactionCount(accountAddress), if the nonce is too low, try to increment it by 1 until it works.

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