all tradspool messages unavailable after makehistory

Jarle Aase jgaa at
Tue Jun 28 20:01:39 UTC 2005

tir, 28,.06.2005 kl. 09.21 -0700, skrev Russ Allbery:
> Jarle Aase <jgaa at> writes:
> > I had a problem tonight where the history file hit the 2G limit and
> > killed innd. After running makehistory, the file shrunk to 1.5G.
> I wouldn't have recommended that, but oh well.
> > The server is configured to store most of the messares in cycbuffs. But
> > some important groups are stored in tradspool. After running
> > makehistory, the messares in cycbuffs are OK, while /all/ the tradspool
> > messages gives a "423 Bad article number" error to the client. The
> > messages are still present in /var/spool/news/articles/*"
> > Makehistory generated /lots/ of messages like the ones below:
> > Jun 28 11:38:17 localhost makehistory[7543]: tradspool: can't determine
> > class: @050000009CD10000066D0000000000000000@: Bad article handle
> This means that INN used the newsgroups to which the article was posted
> to, tried to match them against your storage.conf, and found no matching
> entry in storage.conf.  You'll need to fix your storage.conf configuration
> and run makehistory again.

Do I have to use the -O option to rebuild the overview as well?

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