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Re: [leafnode-list] problems with fetchnews (plain text)

"Jared Cassidy" <depach@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> fusion:/var/spool/news# fetchnews -vvv
> 1.9.21.rel: verbosity level is 3
> Trying to connect to post.usenet.com:nntp ... connected.
> Getting new newsgroups from post.usenet.com
> Reading server info from /var/spool/news/leaf.node/post.usenet.com
> skipping articles 1-796 inclusive (initial limit)
> airnews.alt.paranoia.black.helicopters: no new articles
> Disconnected from post.usenet.com.
> fusion:/var/spool/news#
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> -----
> am i right in assuming that the initialfetch is the value that defines
> initial limit?
> i appologise if thise error has been sorted in the list before, but i
> couldnt see any one else
> with the same problem ;)
> i left fetchnews runing on cron every hour over night and it didnt pick up
> any new news articles ( ihad subscribed to about 7 newsgroups) by morning
> any help would be appretiated :)

Are the other groups still subscribed? Try: ls /var/spool/news/interesting.groups

Matthias Andree

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