innd: SERVER cant dbzinit

Russ Allbery rra at
Tue Apr 17 21:58:07 UTC 2001

NDSoftware <extml at> writes:

> In my logs:
> Apr 17 23:16:50 ns207 innd: SERVER cant dbzinit /usr/local/news/db/history
> No such file or directory

> The server dont start.

> When i try dbzinit: No such file or directory

> I have creating the Database Files like in INSTALL but i use
> /usr/local/news/binmakedbz -i because with makedbz -i i get No such file or
> directory.

Did you rename the files that makedbz -i generated?  From INSTALL:

    Next, you need to create an empty history database.  To do this, type:

        cd ~news/db
        touch history
        makedbz -i

    When it finishes, rename the files it created to remove the ".n" in the
    file names and then make sure the file permissions are correct on all
    the files you've just created:

        chmod 644 *

    Your news database files are now ready to go.

Also make sure that you're doing this (and all other news setup steps) as
the news user.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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