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I closed my forums and now they are dead #197483
09/16/07 01:55 PM
09/16/07 01:55 PM
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 235
NH, USA
Pilgrim Offline OP

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I closed my forums (v. 6.4.1) using that option in the online edit config file so I could optimize the database but as soon as I did that, even though I was logged in as an administrator, I got the following errors:

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Warning: mysql_connect() [function.mysql-connect]: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock' (2) in /data/14/0/115/101/767916/user/785684/htdocs/forum/mysql.inc.php on line 35
SQL ERROR: Database error only visible to forum administrators

Warning: mysql_select_db(): supplied argument is not a valid MySQL-Link resource in /data/14/0/115/101/767916/user/785684/htdocs/forum/mysql.inc.php on line 45

Warning: mysql_query(): supplied argument is not a valid MySQL-Link resource in /data/14/0/115/101/767916/user/785684/htdocs/forum/mysql.inc.php on line 107
SQL ERROR: Database error only visible to forum administrators

Warning: mysql_fetch_array(): supplied argument is not a valid MySQL result resource in /data/14/0/115/101/767916/user/785684/htdocs/forum/mysql.inc.php on line 133

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /data/14/0/115/101/767916/user/785684/htdocs/forum/mysql.inc.php:133) in /data/14/0/115/101/767916/user/785684/htdocs/forum/ubbt.inc.php on line 318

Warning: send_header(/languages//online.php) [function.send-header]: failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /data/14/0/115/101/767916/user/785684/htdocs/forum/ubbt.inc.php on line 370.

I’ve looked at the “doeditconfig.php” file and the “editconfig.php” file thinking I could simply change the board from “closed” to “open” and then upload the file which would rectify the situation. But I can’t find where to do that. Perhaps neither one is the correct file? So, as it stands now, my Board is dead…… !!

HELP!!


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Re: I closed my forums and now they are dead [Re: Pilgrim] #197497
09/16/07 04:04 PM
09/16/07 04:04 PM
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Breda, NL
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Check the config file and see if the database connect settings are still ok.


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Re: I closed my forums and now they are dead [Re: Yarp™] #197500
09/16/07 04:43 PM
09/16/07 04:43 PM
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Somehow the config.inc.php file got corrupted (0 bytes) and had to be replaced with a working copy. Must have been aliens! All is working fine how.


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Re: I closed my forums and now they are dead [Re: Pilgrim] #197501
09/16/07 05:19 PM
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great to hear. Closing your board will update config.inc.php but it should not make it a 0 byte file.


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Re: I closed my forums and now they are dead [Re: Pilgrim] #239565
09/20/10 09:01 PM
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glad all worked out..hope it never happens to me!!

Re: I closed my forums and now they are dead [Re: huntingobsession] #239588
09/21/10 05:00 PM
09/21/10 05:00 PM
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Tombstone, AZ
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Been there, done that and it IS nerve wracking until you get it all sorted out....


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Tombstone, AZ

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