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Re: [leafnode-list] Strange unprecedented subscription

On Thu, Jun 27, 2002 at 10:49:02PM +0100, Phil Deane wrote:


> > I use Fetchnews with Knode quite successfully. Just started exploring with
> > verbosity settings and a strange occurrence is happening. It has happened
> > on 2 separate occasions now. I have mysteriously been subscribing to
> > 24hoursupport. Knode is not effected, just leafnode. I know how to remove
> > it immedietly, so that is not the problem, but i dont know where the
> > subscription is coming from. I just find it annoying when i start fetchnews
> > and come back seeing it has not downloaded any of my newsgroups because it
> > is downloading 13000 24hour support messages.
> >
> > Can anyone suggest anything? Sorry for the vague question but i checked my
> > settings and cannot find it mentioned anywhere.

I don't know a solution, and I have never seen anything like that,
but just as a hint: please look at the list of groups in the file
/var/spool/news/leaf.node/groupinfo: is '24hoursupport' the *first*
entry in that file?

Hope this helps,


John R. Schrader
Softwareentwicklung fuer industrielle Anwendungen
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