INN 2.4.0 and overview problems

Russ Allbery rra at
Tue Dec 30 19:41:18 UTC 2003

Przemys=B3aw Maciuszko <sal at> writes:
> On Sun, Dec 21, 2003 at 10:56:11AM +0100, Przemys=B3aw Maciuszko wrote:

>> Hi again.
>> Time goes by and I got more and more of those errors:
>> Dec 20 01:23:59 inews expireover[29047]: [ID 260700 news.error] buffinde=
>> could not open overview for ''
>> Dec 20 01:24:13 inews expireover[29047]: [ID 188097 news.error] buffinde=
>> ovgroupmmap ovbuff is null(ovindex is 12850,
>> +ovblock is 825241648

> Really nobody had this problem? And no solution for this? The problem
> becomes bigger and bigger :(

It indicates some sort of buffindexed overview corruption.  I don't know
how to solve it.  It would be good at some point to write some more audit
and repair tools (maybe based on the existing OV_DEBUG code?) for
buffindexed like we now have for tradindexed.

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