>> I'm wondering if anyome else is having a problem maintaining a connection
>>with the news read server at IBM. It seems to disconnect a random. Any fixes? I
>>didn't have this problem before upgrading to 4.0. I'm having this problem on my
>>machine a work and at home.
>Warp 4.0 is not the prob, I'm using Warp 3 and I get that same problem sometimes. Another
>problem I get sometimes is that it will take like 5 minutes to show my list of
>newsgroups and I only read seven. Lately it's been a lot better but for a while
>it was getting frustrating.
For nearly four weeks now Advantis has been experiencing problems as a
result of system changes. In particular, the response on at news-s01
reached a point where it might take 3-4 minutes to retrieve a news item.
Response on news2.ibm.net has been a bit better, but somewhere in the
conversion the news server timeout value seems to have been dropped a bit.
I posted a message on this problem in comp.os.os2.mail-news a week ago,
and another Usenet reader told me about the NR/2 "send keep alive
Seems to work a bit better now...
Frank McKenney / OS/2 Advisor (OS2BBS)
McKenney Associates / Richmond, *ia / (804) 320-4887