Odd behaviour with 2.4.0 ... newsgroups "disappearing" ...

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Wed Sep 3 02:44:05 UTC 2003

Marc G Fournier <scrappy at hub.org> writes:

> Just as a followup, I just manually ran news.daily lowmark, and it did
> it again ... figuring to try a 'ctlinnd reload active ""', it *appears*
> to have fixed the problem, but it seems to do it for no reason that I
> can tell :(

Are you still having this problem?  If so, are you adding new newsgroups
or otherwise changing the active file via any means other than ctlinnd?
Any sort of special cron job or anything?

> On Thu, 7 Aug 2003, Marc G. Fournier wrote:

>> I have a mail2news/news2mail gateway setup with the postgresql mailing
>> list(s) ... everything runs great in both directions, but periodically it
>> just starts spewing "No valid newsgroup" messages when mail2news is trying
>> to post ... stoping/starting the news server corrects the problem until it
>> happens again ...

>> the last time it happens *appears* to be jsut after running news.daily ...

>> but there doesn't appear to be any errors that I can see, or any
>> permissions problems :(

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