Frequently asked questions about Boost
Is there a way to stop boostd daemon? You can use the regular Unix OS signals
Is Boost compatible with the Lotus client? Can a client use lotus client deal to send a deal to Boost storage providers or do they have to use the boost client? Yes, boost should work with any client given it supports the storage market protocol / default standard of Filecoin network today.
Does Boost provide retrieval functionality or a client still need to use the Lotus client for retrievals? Boost doesn't change anything about retrieval so far. We are working on new retrieval options.
Can Boost make verified deals? Yes, payments for deals can be made either from a regular wallet, or from DataCap. Deals that are paid for with DataCap are called verified deals.
Can I run both Boost and markets at the same time? Boost replaces the legacy markets process. See Migrate a Lotus markets service process to Boost