On the 4th of August, the launch of the London upgrade has been scheduled to manipulate the controversial fee structure of Ethereum. As being a part of the project, the top supporter for various Ethereum upgrades, Tim Beiko, as well as the other core developers, have recently shared an outline of the developments anticipated in the next upgrade.
A conference was initiated by mentioning Rinkeby & Goerli Forks. Two of the developers from Goerli, as ‘@vdWijden’ Marius VanDerWijden and the other from ‘@ConsenSysQuoru’ included inside the Ethereum space, spammed the platform earlier than and following the fork to ensure that everything was just right, and it was proved later on.
However, from RInkeby, the group of Go Ethereum found out a short obstruction in the configurations of their validator. The recap revealed that the least of the gas price accepted by the validators or miners in Geth is one gwei, and following the London, it will be rather calculated alongside the priority fee.
As a result of this, many of the transactions stopped as they contained the max priority fee of 1 gwei plus a max fee, but the network provided seven gwei as the base fee; thus, the priority fee acquired by the validators counted 0.999999993 gwei instead of 1. This issue was handled by dropping the benchmarks that the validators had set. Moreover, several customers also consented to the deployment block dimensioning 12965000 to be incorporated into the mainnet.
An additional problem debated in the conference was related to the stock of gas price that the consumers pay. According to the current position of the matters, the Maximus charged fees include the (max priority fee + max fee). For the solution to this complication, the ‘effectiveGasPrice’ has been added into the receipt of transactions by the group, which incorporates only the fee which the consumer has to pay after the transaction.
Besides these advancements, another update has also been made into the Beiko network for the miners. In a tweet, it has been disclosed by Tim Beiko that the size of the block would be doubled by London as the target of EIP-1559 is to keep 50% of the blocks filled. This will automatically occur on the fork block; however, the miners have to adjust the particular gas limit after it.