timothyk at wallnet.com
Sun Jul 26 15:13:44 UTC 2009
Bernt Hansson wrote:
> Tim Kellers said the following on 2009-07-25 15:53:
>> Michel Talon wrote:
>>> Tim Kellers said:
>>>> -Has anyone set up a n INN server on freebsd, successfuly?
>>> Yes, no problem. Have you read the Inn install doc in
>>> This is a step by step guide to the *long* configuration.
>>> Note that if you want to suck in news from another news server you also
>>> need some other software, the best one being newsx (in the ports).
>>> You also need to edit the "active" file to add newsgroups.
>> I think my problem may be my not having other software to grab the
>> news from an upstream news server. I'll take a look at newsx. The
>> configuration is long for sure, but I've been through it so many
>> times in the past few days that I think I'm getting better at it. :-)
>> I'll report my success/failures as soon as I can get back on it.
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Thanks for that information. I've added news.software.nntp to my
newsgroup and active files.
I don't know if I spent so much time reading the doc's that I couldn't
see the forest for the newsfeeds, but until Michel Talon wrote:
> Note that if you want to suck in news from another news server you also
> need some other software, the best one being newsx (in the ports).
I was chasing my tail trying to get the server to pul in articles. I
think that should stand out in the docs, somewhere, but I never did see
it, or if I did see it, I didn't understand what it was saying.
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