Success! Able to finally get inn up and running... 2 questions though:

Jeffrey Davis jpdavis at
Mon Sep 3 09:07:22 UTC 2001

I followed all 24 pages of the INSTALL to the letter and the darn thing
I realize that for most on this list this is a trivial task. For me... It

Ok, so know I'm ready to get serious :-)

1. How do I keep the control groups and junk group hidden from users? What
are these groups for anyway?
2.  Now that my entire inn-2.3.2 distribution resides in /usr/local/news how
do I make it so that I can type 'innd' without typing
'/usr/local/news/bin/innd' (in other words, how do I add this bin directory
to my path... With links?)

> From: "Jeffrey M. Vinocur" <jeff at>
> Date: Sun, 2 Sep 2001 20:21:36 -0400 (EDT)
> To: Jeffrey Davis <jeffdavis at>
> Subject: Re: Trying to restart innd after power outage but get "innd dead but
> subsys locked"
> On Sat, 1 Sep 2001, Jeffrey Davis wrote:
>> What is the best way for me set up a simple news server (with no external
>> feeds) on my RedHat 7.1 server?
> *shrug* Uninstall the rpm, remove everything news-related you can find,
> and compile INN from source following the directions closely.  The Redhat
> package is not particularly well-loved by the INN crew.
> -- 
> Jeffrey M. Vinocur
> jeff at

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