News.daily takes 8 hours

Jeffrey M.Vinocur jeff at
Thu Mar 10 23:36:53 UTC 2005

On Mar 10, 2005, at 9:45 AM, Bernt Hansson wrote:

> Dell GXa Pentium 2 233MHz 160 Mb ram. The active file from

Does your machine thrash during expire?  It sounds like it might, 
especially if it's being used for other things.

> Well. I've been running this setup on this machine before. Now I've
> added a FreeBSD ccd volume to hold the spool.

I don't know anything about the performance characteristics of such a 

>> Is there something in the log files?
> What do I look for?

Anything in news.crit or news.err is certainly worth looking at.  You 
might also find some things in news.notice, although I'm not sure how 
to tell you what to look for -- I guess grep for messages from "expire" 
and see if they seem routine or not.

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at

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