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Re: Really slow startup

David Given wrote:

> When I run `fetch', my system connects normally and then spends, usually, 45 
> minutes at `Getting new newsgroups'. While this is happening the link 
> utilisation is pretty high. I have a feeling that it's downloading the entire 
> newsgroup list over our company ISDN link.
> I assume this shouldn't be happening; I've tried setting nodesc=1, but it 
> doesn't seem to help. Does anyone have any ideas how I can get round this?

Can you provide a debug log? As you said, "nodesc = 1" should prevent
this, and I would be very interested if it doesn't.


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