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Re: [leafnode-list] Newbie with leafnode problems
It seems as though Leafnode is running, but not picking up a list of
newsgroups, i.e. your problem is not with the ISP. You should have a file
called "groupinfo" in /var/spool/news/leaf.node, containing a list of
newsgroups, but if your maximum connection time is 5 seconds, it will
probably be empty. Try adding the line "debugmode=1" to /etc/leafnode/config,
then run leafnode again and look at the logfile somewhere in /var/log/news.
If your "groupinfo" file is full, you need to select newsgroups with your
newsreader AND read the dummy placeholder article for each.
On Thu, 28 Mar 2002 05:42, you wrote:
> Can anyone on this list throw any light on my problems connecting to my ISP
> using leafnode.
> I connect using the following command, and I am connected and dis-connected
> within five seconds as shown.
> I am lost, and do need advice. TIA
> linux:/etc # /usr/local/sbin/fetchnews -vvv
> 1.9.19: verbosity level is 3
> Trying to connect to news.claranews.com ... connected.
> Getting new newsgroups from news.claranews.com
> Read server info from /var/spool/news/leaf.node/news.claranews.com
> Disconnected from news.claranews.com.
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