INN throttling problem?

inn-workers at 2bb49e3f.mozone.net inn-workers at 2bb49e3f.mozone.net
Tue Jul 23 16:55:37 UTC 2002


On Tue, Jul 23, 2002 at 11:39:49AM -0400, Lou Rabon wrote:
> drwxr-xr-x   8 news     news         4096 Jul 22 19:17 .
> drwx--x--x   8 root     root         4096 Jul 17 19:45 ..

perhaps the permissions of '..' are screwing with you.  look
at the permissions of spool/overview/c/control.cancel.* and
see if they match the news:news user/group ownerships.

i've also had the wierdo permission issues in the past in
scenarios where the underlying filesystem mount directory
has some restrictive modes and where you have the spool or
news partitions overlaid on the screwed up dir.

> I'm using the /etc/init.d script, which is starting it with the news =
> account:
 
i guess that looks okay.

> -r-xr-xr-x   1 news     news      1693729 Jul  9 22:01 /usr/bin/innd
> -r-sr-x---   1 root     news       145197 Jul  9 22:01 /usr/bin/inndstart

hmm okay, that seems good.

> I have...no other problems:
 
great.

> I found an article stating that I needed to add a "trash" field to my =
> sotrage.conf, which I've done too:
> 
> method trash {
>         newsgroups: *
>         class: 9999
> }
 
*scratches head* wth? that means you are dumping any articles that
dont match your storage.conf restrictions and fall thru to that
as a last resort.  i'd say remove that.

-mohan


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