On Thu, 8 Oct 1998, Shaman wrote: > > The eskinews server is failing to respond for over half an hour now. > What's the deal? The EMail one is working as apperent is the WWW > one but usenet is dead. I've ran 3 different programs to confirm this. I had to reboot it and it didn't halt gracefully. That required that fsck be run on the file systems. Running fsck on a 27gb partition with 800,000 files (the news spool), takes approximately one hour and fifteen minutes, and that is why it was down for as long as it was.