Trying to restart innd after power outage but get "innd dead but subsys locked"

Jeffrey M. Vinocur jeff at
Sat Sep 1 02:25:24 UTC 2001

On Fri, 31 Aug 2001, Jeffrey Davis wrote:

> Aug 29 21:55:36 xsusio inndstart: can't bind: Address already in use

Is something listening on port 119?

If it's left over from a previous try, you might try killing all of the
processes owned by news, deleting any lockfiles (in /var someplace,
probably) and then starting INN and seeing if you can get the real error
message to show up in the logs.

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at

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