cnfs buffer won't initialize.

Ron Jarrell jarrell at
Sun Sep 30 22:15:43 UTC 2001

At 12:37 AM 9/30/01 -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:

>Ron Jarrell <jarrell at> writes:
>> I'll give that a try.  Can't hurt I guess.  Although I did try doing a
>> dd from an initialized cycbuff to the one that won't initialize, and the
>> data wrote fine.  That time, INN saw it as initialized, and bitched
>> about the fact that d5-1-6 had d5-0-6's cycbuff label in it.  dd
>> /dev/zero to it, and start again, and we're back to the write error!

Well, this is entertaining.  It can't initialize the cycbuff for some reason.
But I dd'd the label from 5-0-6 to 5-1-6 again, but this time patched the
cycbuff name and path, and news seems to be saving articles to it just

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