accessing inn using pine

Russ Allbery rra at
Mon Sep 10 19:15:21 UTC 2001

Bill Tangren <bjt at> writes:

> I am using inn 2.3.2 on a Redhat 7.0 box. I have inn running and can
> post to a newsgroup I created, but I can only get access to the
> newsgroup from another box, like a Windoze PC running Netscape
> Mail. When I use pine on the same box, I am able to the test newsgroup,
> but when I try to access it I get the following error:

> [unable to scan newsgroup spool directory]

Sounds like Pine wasn't compiled to use the NNTP protocol but instead is
expecting a local spool.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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