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Forum is a bit shaky lately

Post by Bladerunner »

When I navigate to http://forums.pcformat.co.za/ I often get the message "This forum has no active forums/boards", something or other.

When trying to view the Active Topics list, I'm often presented with "Sorry, the board is unavailable", and from this morning, also SQL errors.

Few days ago, I couldn't post any messages to topics, it would acknowledge that the message was posted successfully, but it never appeared in the threads. I also couldn't create a new thread about this before, but I did try several times.

It's an on-off thing, sometimes it works fine, but the errors seem a bit more prevalent lately.

EDIT: Also add the following
1) Randomly getting logged out, twice in the past hour
2) When trying to edit this post I got the message "Sorry, you cannot read posts in this forum"
3) SQL error: "Table 'phpbb_config' doesn't exist [1146]"
4) SQL error: "Access denied for user '***'@'localhost' (using password: YES) [1045]"
5) "Sorry but you are not permitted to use the search system."
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Re: Forum is a bit shaky lately

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Sounds like the forum BS filter working just fine :P
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SykomantiS wrote:Sounds like the forum BS filter working just fine :P
Hardy har har :P
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Re: Forum is a bit shaky lately

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No such problems my side, but this is iRon's department.
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Stuart wrote:No such problems my side, but this is iRon's department.
My personal opinion is that the DB is acting up a bit. It's happening more and more often.
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Firstly, please post forum issues in the proper place.

Secondly, I've picked up a few database issues myself lately -- I've put in a few fixes; please let me know if the problem persists.
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I also have had the log out issue. Little irritating some times.

Stig probably broke something. :/
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Come to think of it - he did say that he didn't touch anything. And we all know what that means.....
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I have had every single one of the problems you listed there Blade, some have cleared up but the random log-outs and error messages persist
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Tribble wrote:Come to think of it - he did say that he didn't touch anything. And we all know what that means.....
It means I did not touch anything :wink: and how would a normal user be able to break the forum anyway?

The log-outs though are not like the issue that i had before, then I would be logged out but my name would still show up in the users online section at the bottom of the page. Now when i get logged out i don't see my name there at all
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But that name at the bottom just shows the users currently active and those active in the last hour. If you weren't on for long then your name wouldn't show.
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