How to Upgrade Geth

Updating geth is as easy as it gets. You just need to download and install the newer version of geth, shutdown your node and restart with the new software. Geth will automatically use the data of your old node and sync the latest blocks that were mined since you shutdown the old software.

Step 1: Compile the new version

git clone
# Enter the folder bsc was cloned into
cd bsc
# Comile and install bsc
make geth

Step 2: Stop Geth

$ pid=`ps -ef | grep geth | grep -v grep | awk '{print $2}'`

$ kill  $pid

Step 3: Restart

## start a full node
geth --config ./config.toml --datadir ./node --pprofaddr --metrics --pprof