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Pavel V. Knyazev pasha at
Mon Aug 4 15:18:43 UTC 2003

I think Dave was right.

He made make install instead of make update (did he say that?).
In this case he can find his previous files with the .OLD suffix in the
same directory, otherwise the same names in another directory.

The default path name for configuration files is /usr/local/news/etc.

> Actually he is connecting from

That's right. And he doesn't find anything but localhost
section in his brand new readers.conf. I think so.

> to probably the same machine, but not
> from localhost.
> For another possible reason for this error
> is that when inn was updated (or installed) a
> wrong config folder or prefix was specified.
> Because from the news.debug log it seems that
> inn found the default readers.conf e.g. which
> comes after clean install.
> At least this inn loads the readers.conf from
> /etc/news/readers.conf.

Pavel V. Knyazev

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