Recover inn2 from spool?

Jeffrey M.Vinocur jeff at
Fri Oct 22 10:54:53 UTC 2004

On Oct 22, 2004, at 4:00 AM, Benoit Panizzon wrote:

> So according to the help I found I should delete the history and 
> overview
> fatabases and rebuild them with makehistory -b -F -O.
> Now makehistory has run for three whole days and apparently nothing 
> happened.
> The spool ist not that large, there are only about 100 Newsgroups on 
> this
> Server.

What you did is reasonable.

Have you checked the news log files to find out what makehistory is 

Is there anything being created in your overview directory?

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at

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