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Re: [leafnode-list] 'not found in groupinfo file' Why?

Rick Pasotto <rick@xxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Fri, Jun 18, 2004 at 11:31:27AM -0400, Rick Pasotto wrote:
>> This morning I started getting this instead of new messages:
>> comp.os.linux.announce not found in groupinfo file
>> It's the same for all the other newsgroups I get. What's going on?
>> Using debian 1.10.0.rel-2.
> Further info: If I am reading correctly 'fetchnews -f' is supposed to
> force a complete rebuild. It does nothing but give the same report that
> 'group.x not found in groupinfo file'.
> BTW, the groups are not found in the groupinfo file because there's
> *nothing* there. The file size is zero. Also the server files in
> /var/spool/news/leaf.node are size zero.

Has the /var partition run out of space perhaps?

An empty groupinfo file after fetchnews -f is rather unlikely - check
the logs if they have further information. If you don't have logs, check
df /var/spool/news

Matthias Andree

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