anybody using FreeBSD for news?

Josef Karthauser joe
Mon Oct 25 14:46:03 BST 1999

On Fri, Oct 22, 1999 at 12:39:40AM +0100, Adrian Wontroba wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 21, 1999 at 03:09:09PM +0100, Ian Pallfreeman wrote:
> > It seems that rather than upgrading my Sun/Solaris news server, I'll get to 
> > replace it with a couple of PC/FreeBSD boxes. Anyone out there already using
> I'm running an oldish version of inn and it give me no trouble.
> However:
> Aside from rkive I am the sole reader.
> I seem to recall mention of inn triggering mmap problems.
> A web search of the mailing lists might be in order.

We're running a newish innd on FreeBSD3.2, 512mb memory, PII-350ish.
40 gb harddrives - a full UK feed after spam and binaries posted to 
non-binary groups has been removed, is about 20-25 gbytes per day.

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