Postings disappear with upgrade from 2.2 to 2.3
Katsuhiro_Kondou at isc.org
Tue Jul 9 08:59:18 UTC 2002
In article <20020709080611.GA29627 at cip01.physik.uni-freiburg.de>,
abaxx at lsweb.de wrote;
} The latter should be o.k. for a local news server without any external
} feeds, I presume ?
} When looking at the active file, it appeared to me that the entries are
} all of the type:
} junk 0000000002 0000000003 y
} which should indicate that no articles are available in that group
} according to the man page. Thus I experimented with setting the lomark to
} 0000000001 to reenable the postings but that did not help either.
Do you have any existing articles in such groups?
} What is the format of tradspool.map, by the way - there seems to be no
} man page for it ?
tradspool.map is used as index to each newsgroup and it's
} My strong hunch is that something goes wrong with makehistory and
} makedbz, as only empty overview dat and idx files seem to be written to
} /var/spool/news/overview. The Overview method is tradindexed as can be
} seen from inn.conf (pretty much the standard one in Debian 3.0):
Could you find non empty dat/idx files just after makehistory?
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