Geth v1.10.25 - [optional] Disable legacy initial sync on port-merge mainnet
Geth v1.10.25 is a tiny update to flip the mainnet chain configuration to be post-merge. This disables legacy sync and will prevent Geth from even starting sync until a consensus client is attached and sends forkchoice updates. The update prevents bad PoW actors from trying to get the node to - temporarily, but annoyingly - download bad state data.
This release is optional and only affects initial sync. The release was made mostly for completeness' sake rather than out of necessity.
For a full rundown of the changes please consult the Geth 1.10.25 release milestone.
As with all our previous releases, you can find the: