Inn installation 2.3.0

manoj manoj at
Wed Aug 14 23:46:53 UTC 2002

This time I got some error into log file.
THanks it was space not tab, I corrected and when I try to restart I got
this error but please not that innd is not running and nor I can telnet to
the port 119 after changing entry into /etc/inetd.conf (removing nntp port

Here is the rror which I got.

bash-2.03# tail news.err
Aug 14 16:37:21 congo inndstart: [ID 910776 news.error] can't setgroups: Not
Aug 14 16:37:21 congo inndstart: [ID 968305 news.error] seteuid(0) failed:
Not o


-----Original Message-----
From: inn-workers-bounce at [mailto:inn-workers-bounce at]On
Behalf Of Jake Roersma
Sent: Wednesday, August 14, 2002 4:41 PM
To: manoj
Cc: inn-workers at
Subject: RE: Inn installation 2.3.0

On Wed, 2002-08-14 at 19:28, manoj wrote:
> Hi Russ,
> Thanks for your reply.
> here is the entry which I made in my /etc/syslog.conf file
> news.crit           /var/spool/news/log/news.crit
> news.err            /var/spool/news/log/news.err
> news.notice         /var/spool/news/log/news.notice
> Yeahyou are correct log files are empty but I don't know what else entry I
> need to make in /etc/syslog.conf file.
> As far as messages and syslog of system i did't found anything wrong

Are you using tabs or spaces.  Syslog only works with tabs.

> I am running to run the inn.

If you are using you don't need a inetd entry.

Jake Roersma   (jaker at
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