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Re: [leafnode-list] Getting earlier messages into leafnode.

Thanks Matthias.  Yes, I am getting foggy in the head.  Can't even type 
straight.  Mdk 9.2, Leafnode 1.9.52.  It has a 9 and a 2 in it.


On Wed, 1 Sep 2004 07:10 pm, Matthias Andree wrote:
> On Wed, 01 Sep 2004, Doug Laidlaw wrote:
> > My usual news server is having overload problems, so i tried the one with
> > my other ISP.  Somehow, a marker was set so that I didn't get the normal
> > default of 300 posts for "initialfetch."  (I know that 2 000 is
> > recommended, but that many wouldn't be available in Knode, and I couldn't
> > read that many.)  In one group I have only about a half-dozen.
> >
> > What can I do to reset the counter on a per-newsgroup basis, short of
> > deleting everything and starting again? If I delete the relevant message
> > folders in /var/spool/news, will that do it?  If I unsubscribe and
> > re-subscribe, I will still get only later ones.  Using version 9.2 -
> > anything later causes problems.
> Version 9.2 of what? Mandrake Linux perhaps? Certainly not leafnode.
> You can edit the newsgroup line in
> /var/spool/news/leaf.node/news.example.org (named after your server,
> perhaps with :port appended) and reduce the figure on the right hand
> side by, for instance, 1,000, but do not set it below 0.
> Be sure not to change line breaks and blanks, there is exactly one space
> (not TAB) between newsgroup name and the number.
> If you want fetchnews to check the last N article for all groups, you
> can use fetchnews -x 1000 (or whatever figure you like). Leafnode will
> avoid fetching articles that are too old or already there so this is
> often good enough if your upstream server supports XOVER (most do).
> HTH,

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