We use to run Real Audio on the same Alpha box DNES runs on. RA would
crash the machine a lot (this is the older version). DNEWS NEVER
anything to restart. I have never had to go through this with DNEWS.
that DNews knows how to overcome and/or automatically do the recovery.
just "stops". You have to run nntpbld yourself. Thats not acceptable.
> In fact, we're right in the middle of doing that today -- it finally got to
> the point that it wouldn't run, so we had to delete and respool. Since we
> still have the ACTIVE file, no users have lost news -- they just can't
> access it for the time it takes to delete the spool partition and reformat
> it (and with RAID, 30 gigs formats in about 2 minutes), and they can't read
> any articles that have already arrived.
We have two drives striped, and haven't had to do the above with DNEWS.
that we have a full feed, only about 8,000 groups.
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