> >This is strange. I have Netscape 4.6 on a Linux Mandrake 6.0 server and
> >it picks up mail from all new groups, I subscribe to, but this group.
> >The only difference being, this group has over 2500 messages in store.
> >The last message it downloaded was from Dec 10. I've tried
> >unsubscribing and subscribing again, but nothing different. Oh, and it
> >tells me there are 66 un-read messages, but they don't show up.
> >Does anybody know how to fix this or a better reader that can handle
> >this many messages?
> Welcome to SCO Unix, the other (almost) free Unix company. we're Linux
> Your header shows that you're using news.fiberone.net which is owned and
> operated by Shaw who runs their own news server. Rumors in
> alt.binaries.news-server-comparison indicate that their news service is far
> from exemplary. Chances are good that they have some corrupted overviews
> for this newsgroup and will probably stay corrupted until someone yells at
> Shaw to rebuild them. Swapping news readers will probably not help.
Yeah, I've tried the silly reader that came with the Linux package, all
it did was go away when I tried to open c.u.s.m. That was too funny.
Guess I'll yell at my ISP and see what that proves.
> Swapping news services might. See:
> for finding a news service that actually works properly.
> For a Netscape nooze reader replacement, dig through:
> or slog though:
> Linuxapps shows 30ea readers. I'm partial to using my ancient version of
> tin 1.2 for reading news. Methinks the current version is 1.4 or
That's all good to know.
MIS, MAAX Westco Inc.