patch for nnrpd-slaves mounting spool ro via NFS (tradindexd)
spz at serpens.de
Mon Apr 23 17:54:33 UTC 2001
Thus wrote Marco d'Itri (md at Linux.IT):
> On Apr 23, Mattias Pantzare <pantzer at ludd.luth.se> wrote:
> >> OTOH people in news.software.nntp (me too) use a netapp for everything
> >> and don't need this patch, so maybe the server side of it should be
> >> described as a solaris-specific workaround.
> >Probably not. Do you access the spool from 2 or more nfs-clients? If you mount
> >the NFS filesystem from only one computer then it shoud work just like a local
> Yes, I have one machine writing to the netapp and five nnrpd boxes (some
> linux, some solaris).
I'd suspect that it's rather an artefact of having the spool local to the
(tradspool) writer [x], but alas I can't test the current Solaris setup with
NFS mounted overview spool. I think I'll try without server patch on
NetBSD and see what I get, but that may take next weekend to happen.
Oh, and "SET_THIS_IF_YOUR_NNRPD_SLAVES_DONT_SEE_NEW_ARTICLES" is
kind of bulky ;-)
[x] an mmap, and Solaris
spz at serpens.de (S.P.Zeidler)
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