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[leafnode-list] Re: Installation/configuration problems, help please

Am 19.10.2009, 12:01 Uhr, schrieb Chris G <cl@xxxxxxxx>:

> My other problem was that although the NNTP entry had been added to
> /etc/inetd.conf inetd hadn't been restarted and thus hadn't re-read
> /etc/inetd.conf.  I thought that a 'kill -1' of inetd should make it
> re-read /etc/inetd.conf but, looking at the manual page, it seems I
> was wrong - I should have been sending it a SIGHUP.  I actually fixed
> the problem by rebooting after which (as I reported earlier) tin could
> see the NNTP server.

kill -1 should send a SIGHUP on Linux (and in fact several other systems,  
such as FreeBSD or Solaris 8 and 10).

> So maybe I need to raise an Ubuntu bug asking that the "8 minutes past
> each hour" run of fetchnews is documented and also that the
> requirement to send a SIGHUP to inetd is added.

The latter should be done in the postinstall script, or by means of an  
apt/dpkg trigger it seems.

Matthias Andree
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