Recovery Help ...

Russ Allbery rra at
Wed Aug 6 00:35:00 UTC 2003

divya at writes:

> Sorry to take up so much of your time.

> I actually put the old history file back and ran 'ctlinnd renumber ""'
> to renumber the active file. The active file seemed to be unchanged.

> There is a group that claims to have 24K articles in it. When I select
> it and ask to read the last 100, slrn immediate tells me that there are
> no unread articles present.

> At this point, I am completely not clear on what is actually going on.

Well, your overview didn't get rebuilt, clearly.  Why, I don't know.  Did
you remove all of your existing overview database before you started the

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