import uucp bag file to inn

Tommy.Fallsen at Tommy.Fallsen at
Fri Oct 1 07:34:05 UTC 2004

>> We are setting up a new news server to replace a old WinNT=20
>dnews server.
>> It has a few local groups want to transfer to the new one.  I setup a
>> Ihave feed to the new one specifying the groups like this ks-t.*.
>> Then run a tellnews refeed Problem is that=20
>not all ks-t
>> group were synced. I did use the ctlinnd param c 0 before=20
>the ihave run.
>> Tried to remove/create the missing groups and refeed, didnt=20
>help. They
>> are listed in the active file.
>I'm afraid I have no idea why this didn't work.
>> Second atempt.
>> I run tellnews backup_groups ks-t.*, ftp the backup.bag file=20
>to new news
>> server and run rnews backup.bag. It put the enitre 12mb file=20
>in outgoing
>> and log show: bad_line bad count #! renews 0. rnews -U gives: can't
>> unspool saving to spool/incoming/bad/.  The batchfile lack size
>> information, all articles in it start with #!  renews 0.
>It sounds like DNews is generating an invalid rnews batch file.  The
>number after #! rnews MUST be the length of the article in bytes.  It
>cannot be 0.

The new innd server is in prod now. Turning that old Dnews server off =
tonight :).
ks-t groups are not very important, since no one posted anything on them =
since 2002.

Keep up the good work ppl.



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