nnrpd problems with cnfs

Bill Davidsen davidsen at tmr.com
Tue Jun 13 11:37:37 UTC 2000

On Sun, 4 Jun 2000, The Doctor wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 04, 2000 at 06:09:08PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:

> > nnrpd should work fine with CNFS.  What errors are you getting, and what
> > overview method are you using?

> When I try to get a new blank news spool going, I get:
> ns2.nl2k.ab.ca//var/news/etc$ makehistory -b -fhistory -O -T/var/news/tmp -l3000
> 00; makedbz -s `wc -l < history` -f history
> makehistory: Can't initialize storage manager: one or more storage methods faile
> d initialization

If that prompt is really your current directory, you are in the wrong
place. The history file is in the .../db directory. And you're doing it
wrong anyway, you should supply a manual value on a new blank spool, with
the expected number of history lines.

  makedbz -s 60000000 -o

from memory...

bill davidsen <davidsen at tmr.com>
  CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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