Limiting INN's NNRP connections per IP

bill davidsen davidsen at
Mon Sep 2 16:38:51 UTC 2002

In article <20020830120522.GA27615 at>,
Matus fantomas Uhlar  <uhlar at> wrote:
| -> > Hmmm if anyone would; However I had the idea having one innd/nnrpd
| -> > master-server, that would maintain databases (active, newsgroups,
| -> > history, overview) and nnrpd clients would only read it.
| -> 
| -> I'm not sure what you mean here; if nnrpd inherits databases from innd,
| -> they'll be open read/write, which seems bad.  Plus the innd access pattern
| -> is very different from the nnrpd access pattern.
| Of course, that is what I meaned "would be hard to do"... but at least
| sharing data between nnrpd's could spare much. Well that's just an idea. I'm
| sorry but i won't have time for doing it :(((

How about all processes have history open r/o, and send changes to an
updater via IPC? Sounds like step one to threading, or at least a way to
get another CPU to help accept incoming articles and do control stuff.

bill davidsen <davidsen at>
  CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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