Innfeed assertion -- cxn?

Bill Davidsen davidsen at
Wed Oct 3 02:50:40 UTC 2007

William Kronert wrote:
> My latest Googling did not reveal any conclusions or fix's for:
> innfeed: assertion -- cxn != NULL -- failed in file connection.c line 1276
> Is there are any updates on this bug?
> I am running INN 2.4.2 and generating about 20 of the above messages per day.
> I must admit even though people state this isn't really a problem, I 
> am frustrated by the amount it is happening to our server on a daily 
> basis.  We went a long time without this problem.  It wasn't till I 
> had added a lot of additional feeds that this problem started to occur.
> Is there any stable version of INN that has fixed this bug?  If so 
> what version and where can I obtain it?  What might be the easiest 
> way to update an rpm of INN 2.4.2 to what ever version has fixed this bug?

I have not found an RPM from any vendor which I would use. That's an 
observation, not a solution, building from source will not solve your 
problem, it just lets you do things the way you want instead of {vendor}.

> I am grateful for any information and help.
> Bill

bill davidsen <davidsen at>
  CTO TMR Associates, Inc
  Doing interesting things with small computers since 1979

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