2.4.1 install

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Wed Apr 14 17:06:19 UTC 2004

Wilson, Sue LCC <Sue.Wilson at lcc01.usace.army.mil> writes:

> Are these groups required for all systemS in order for them to work
> properly??

> control                 Various control messages (no posting).
> control.cancel          Cancel messages (no posting).
> control.checkgroups     Hierarchy check control messages (no posting).
> control.newgroup        Newsgroup creation control messages (no =
> posting).
> control.rmgroup         Newsgroup removal control messages (no posting)

> The reinstalled system seems to think so.

You can get away with just control and control.cancel, but we recommend
just including all of the above.  You can use readers.conf to restrict
access to those groups so that they won't show up for readers.

> I can now post but not read ... I think I can fix that so will try.

Yeah, usually that's a readers.conf configuration problem.

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