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Re: [leafnode-list] catching up

Robert schrieb am Donnerstag, den 11. April 2002:

> Say (for example) that your machine has been down with hardware problems
> :-( and on getting it back, you'd prefer that leafnode didn't download all
> newsarticles in certain groups in the interim - esp if you have more that
> one server - getting 4000 articles in alt.os.linux.mandrake takes time from
> server1 and then querying server2 to check that yes there are very few
> extra articles takes an age...
> what's the best way of handling this?
> rm /var/spool/news/interesting.groups/whatever
> and then let initialfetch handle it or is there another method that's
> easier?
> version 2.0b8 in case it matters!

Use maxfetch=500 or something to only download the 500 most current
articles of a group.

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