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Re: [leafnode-list] More problems with leafnode

Peter James <petefjames@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> I have now succeeded in getting Knode to work with leafnode and display the 
> list of newsgroups available on my ISP''s server.  I have marked the NG's I 
> want to read and reconnected as shown below.
> linux:/home/pfj # /usr/local/sbin/fetchnews -vvv -n
> leafnode 1.9.33.rel: verbosity level is 3
> Don't automatically unsubscribe unread newsgroups.
> Cannot obtain lock file, aborting.

Some other -- possibly stuck -- process of the leafnode package is still
active. Usually, another fetchnews process hangs.

> Also the log file in /var/log/news/news.crit shows listing after listing 
> similar to the followiing
> [1700]: Newsgroup name conflict, chose
> microsoft.public.ae.arabic.office2000

That means some of the upstream servers is badly maintained. Nothing you
could do something about fix.

Matthias Andree
leafnode-1 download: http://sourceforge.net/projects/leafnode/
leafnode-1 docs/new: http://mandree.home.pages.de/leafnode/
leafnode-2 homepage: http://mandree.home.pages.de/leafnode/beta/

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