INN2 Not Launching Properly

Julien ÉLIE julien at
Wed Jan 6 20:33:19 UTC 2016

Hi Jeffrey,

> Any advice as to how I get INN to come back online? I swapped back
> the old active and newsgroup files (while INN was stopped), but it
> appears not to have helped.

Any error logged in /var/log/news/news.crit or news.err or news.notice?

Maybe rebuilding the history file while INN is stopped?

In /var/lib/news (or the value of pathdb in inn.conf), run as the news user:
     makehistory -O
     makedbz -s `wc -l < history` -o

Julien ÉLIE

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