Missing file innd.pid

Julien ÉLIE julien at trigofacile.com
Fri Aug 31 12:10:49 UTC 2007

Hi Gert,

> When i starting by /etc/init.d/innd start for INN on gentoo amd is there not
> look  hte innd.pid fileis been made, and this makes so ctlinnd not know
> where put and write new groups to.

What is the program(s) launched in the start section of your init script?

> Shall there be a line with a innd.pid in inn.conf and if yes then where ?

See the value of pathrun: in inn.conf (usually at the end of the file).
The innd.pid should be in that directory (is it writeable by the news user?).
And you should also look at the logs (in pathlog:).

Julien ÉLIE

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