bitcoin core – Change IBD Location Previous to Obtain
If about 5 GB is inexpensive on your laptop computer drive, you could possibly nonetheless preserve the datadir on it, and transfer the block storage solely to the exterior drive by including
blocksdir=/path/to/exterior/blocksdir to your bitcoin.conf. This resolution means that you can preserve your wallets in your laptop computer drive utilizing default pockets location. In case your laptop computer drive is SSD, whereas exterior one is HDD, this strategy will give extra efficiency profit by holding the chain state and the block index on SSD.