Problems with innfeed

Russ Allbery rra at
Sat Jun 24 01:41:24 UTC 2000

nikki britz <dyfa at> writes:

> I'm running INN 2.2.2 on a FreeBSD 3.4 machine.

> On Thursday the machine crashed and the syslog was full of messages
> like this one:

> May 6 13:14:59 greed innfeed[272]: arcor:1 cxnsleep response unknown :
> 500 : 500 command too long

> This morning the machine crashed again and I wonder if there's a 
> connection with these messages. 

> My questions:
> 1) What does this message mean? Which command is too long?
> 2) What can I do to fix the problem?

You've gotten a message ID that's over 500 characters or so.  Some remote
servers return 500 errors for those.  This is fixed (by enforcing a
maximum length on the message IDs that INN is willing to accept) in
current STABLE snapshots, so upgrading should fix the problem for any
future articles.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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