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Re: [leafnode-list] Fetchnews Problem
It is possible that it is related to low volume groups. The one I mainly
noticed was supernews.general. Which is a low volume group. But, there is
at least 1 new message in a day. But, I went for a week with no new
messages. I was running 1.9.15 and 1.9.16 when I noticed this problem. I
have since reverted back to 1.9.14 and there is no problem with this group
anymore. I am not really sure what the problem is, but there seems to be a
When I went and loaded 1.9.14 back in, I re-ran fetchnews with -x 500, so I
can pick up any messages I missed, and there were plenty of messages in many
Jeff Grossman (jeff@xxxxxxxxxxx)
> From: Mike Castle <dalgoda@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Reply-To: leafnode-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2000 17:07:48 -0500
> To: leafnode-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [leafnode-list] Fetchnews Problem
> On Wed, Aug 23, 2000 at 12:02:16PM -0700, Jeff Grossman wrote:
>> The problem is the groups were never unsubscribed. As I stated before, the
>> high message number is getting screwed up. This only seemed to really mess
>> one of my the servers I connect to, Supernews. But, it could have happened
>> on the others, just might not have been as noticable.
>> The groups always stayed subscribed. But, every time it would fetch new
>> news, the groups high number was messed up.
> I've been having lots of problems with supernews as well. Hmmmm.
> I've always been thinking it was supernews screwing up and doing some sort
> of round robin funky IP aliasing thing that gave me different servers that
> weren't in sync.
> I have been regularly deleting appropriate files in
> /var/spool/news/leaf.node, and attributing it supernews. So I've been
> mistaken huh?
> I can almost see this on demand. I will see if I can track it down.
> Does it seem, in anyway, related to how often you fetch news? Ie, maybe
> low volume groups that may not receive any new messages between fetches?
> Mike Castle Life is like a clock: You can work constantly
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