nnrpd with nfs-mounted spool?

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Wed Aug 28 15:57:25 UTC 2002

Ilia Varlachkine <ilya at euroconnect.fr> writes:

> Thanks for the hint. I guess this is why I can send articles from
> nfsreader-host and see them on the main host (where spool is local and
> then exported to nfsreaders)? I tried to set mmap-related attributes in
> inn.conf to 'false'. But that doesn't help - whether I post from main
> host or from readers, articles are not visible to nfsreaders until I
> unmount and remount ~news/db and ~news/spool.

Support for NFS-mounted readers is only really there in CURRENT snapshots.
I don't expect it to work properly with INN 2.3.x.  And it may not work in
CURRENT either on operating systems other than Solaris, as it's going to
depend on the NFS behavior of a given operating system.

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