inn 2.3.2 getting makehistory can't write

John Covici covici at
Wed Jul 4 04:56:43 UTC 2001

Thanks for the quick response, but I am only using 5% of the inodes,
so that isn't it.

On Wed, 4 Jul 2001, Jeffrey M. Vinocur wrote:

> On 4 Jul 2001, John Covici wrote:
> > I am getting makehistory can't write messages using the 2.3.2 version
> > of inn.  I looked at the source and it seemed to say that I was
> > running out of space, but df reveals about 900 megabytes.
> I got bitten by this.  Try `df -i` to check inode usage.
> (News has such an unusual usage profile -- tons of small files -- that
> mkfs (well, mke2fs) recognizes "-T news" as a signal to double the number
> of inodes allocated for the partition.)

         John Covici
         covici at

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