[leafnode-list] leafnode hanging
robert at chezmarshall.freeserve.co.uk
Fri Feb 20 08:20:11 CET 2004
On Thu, 19 Feb 2004, Brian D. wrote:
> On 19 Feb,
> Matthias Andree <matthias.andree at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Brian D schrieb am 2004-02-19:
>> > I installed Leafnode 1.9.50 today, and so far it has hung twice when
>> > reading from a dodgy server (text.news.ntlworld.com) which I only use
>> > for a few newsgroups. This prevents it from reading from the other
>> > servers at the scheduled next run (10 minutes). It has happenned on
>> > earlier versions, so it may be coincidence. Logging was set to 0 so
>> > not much to show there.
>> > Is there a timeout to set to abort an inactive fetch? or should I
>> > automate my script to kill the process before calling fetchnews. Any
>> > suggestions?
>> Does it hang with 100% CPU or with 0% CPU?
I was seeing this yesterday on that server with a leafnode2 version, I
think the text server has acquired binary newsgroups due to some stupidity
on their part and therefore may be overloaded?
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