"SM can't cancel article with uninitialized method" in news.notice

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Tue Mar 22 17:43:32 UTC 2005

Dieter Bloms <dieter at bloms.de> writes:
> On Tue, Mar 22, Russ Allbery wrote:

>> fastrm is trying to expire messages that were stored in the cycbufs.
>> You need to add a cnfs stanza to storage.conf, even if you're not
>> storing anything in CNFS; you can set it up so that nothing goes into
>> that storage method, but the method has to be there in storage.conf
>> (with the same class number as before) for the rest of INN to be able
>> to locate old article tokens.

> does it mean, that this message will gone in the future, when there were
> no article tokens which point to them ?


> My problem is, that I've created the tradspool with the same class
> numbers as before :(

I think it might still work to create CNFS with a different class number,
just so there's a CNFS storage mechanism sitting around that can go "never
heard of that article."  I'm not positive, though.  This is an area that
needs some attention at some point.

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