history corruption?

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Thu Mar 30 09:11:37 UTC 2000


Lauren Weinstein <lauren at vortex.com> writes:

> Greetings.  On a Linux system running inn2.2.1 (using cycbuffs),
> everything tends to run fine for a month or so, then trn will begin
> reporting "no unread articles" for all groups, after threading the new
> articles.  The only cure I've found is rebuilding the history with
> makehistory -i.  Any suggestions on a real fix?

This sounds a lot like problems with the index files for the overview
information.  Do you see any errors from overchan or the like?

In search of possible causes, another thing I'd check is if the month time
period happens to coincide with a rollover of your CNFS buffers.

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Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>



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