Hints on Upgrading Diablo
Upgrading from pre2.0 to 2.0
- Use dprimehostcache to pre-create your host cache file. This allows
servers to connect immediately.
- If you are seeing a large number of rejects for incoming articles
from a site, use the dnewsfeeds option 'precomreject' to reject
rather than defer precommit hits for articles from that site. It is
likely that it does not handle 431 responses gracefully and is
sending duplicate articles. Older versions of Diablo are some of
- Authentication is now configured with dreader.access with a
new format and many more options.
- Enable news.debug in syslog to see more verbose logging of exactly
what commands are being used by a client. This can generate huge
log files, so its use is not recommended unless you are having
problems with news client.