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Database errors
« on: October 10, 2011, 04:47:55 PM »
Today I've been getting a notice saying there has been a database error when I press "Post". The message does get posted properly, however. I've also had timed outs when trying to connect to the forum, or when moving about through the forum.

No similar problems with other sites. Anything going on?

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Re: Database errors
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2011, 04:49:26 PM »
^This does happen occasionally. Usually when I want to post something and a database error shows up I just go back and hit 'refresh' and the post shows up normally.
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2011, 04:53:27 PM »
I've been getting them for every single post today. As long as they get up, though...
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2011, 04:54:52 PM »
Test

EDIT--Yep, the test failed (or is it succeeded?) and I got the error...
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2011, 05:07:44 PM »
I do not know if this will post.

I have not been able to post anything recently without getting a database error.

EDIT:

Apparently, it posted but did not take me back to my post.
I only discovered the posting when checking HOME and scrolling down.
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2011, 05:12:50 PM »
I do not know if this will post.

I have not been able to post anything recently without getting a database error.

EDIT:

Apparently, it posted but did not take me back to my post.
I only discovered the posting when checking HOME and scrolling down.
That's exactly what I've been doing all day.

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Re: Database errors
« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2011, 05:14:36 PM »
When I get the error I just hit back on the browser and access the thread that way :)
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2011, 05:28:17 PM »
I reset the server. Let me know if the errors persist.
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #8 on: October 10, 2011, 05:29:23 PM »
test1

EDIT: Everything seems in check. Thank you, Father.
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #9 on: October 10, 2011, 05:34:10 PM »
Just made a post on another thread and it worked fine, thanks!
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #10 on: October 10, 2011, 06:40:51 PM »
Yes, all appears good now. Thank you, Father.

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Re: Database errors
« Reply #11 on: November 24, 2011, 02:45:10 PM »
Today, every time I post, I get an error message. I have a picture linked below. My post, however, still get posted in spite of getting this message each time.
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #12 on: November 24, 2011, 02:45:59 PM »
After I hit "post". This comes up: "Please try again. If you come back to this error screen, report the error to an administrator." And every time.
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #13 on: November 24, 2011, 03:35:59 PM »
Same thing happens to me. I figured it was happening to everyone, so I didn't report it because I don't want the admins to be flooded with the same message from 50 different people.

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Re: Database errors
« Reply #14 on: November 24, 2011, 03:37:49 PM »
Today, every time I post, I get an error message. I have a picture linked below. My post, however, still get posted in spite of getting this message each time.
IOW, it's happening again.
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #15 on: November 24, 2011, 04:15:41 PM »
The same thing has just happened to me...
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #16 on: November 24, 2011, 11:37:50 PM »
I saw it a lot the past couple of days.
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #17 on: November 25, 2011, 12:19:52 AM »
I reset the server yesterday, but the errors came back today. I just reset it again now. If it keeps happening, I will put in a ticket to have the server power cycled.

Thanks for letting me know.
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #18 on: November 29, 2011, 03:47:47 PM »
Every time I have posted today, I have received that error message.

I have been ignoring it as my posts do appear instantly. :)

DATABASE ERROR

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Re: Database errors
« Reply #19 on: November 29, 2011, 03:51:22 PM »
It still comes up when I post a new reply or a new thread.  :) Is there a patron saint of the Internet?  :angel:
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #20 on: November 29, 2011, 03:57:02 PM »
It still comes up when I post a new reply or a new thread.  :) Is there a patron saint of the Internet?  :angel:
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #21 on: November 29, 2011, 04:39:51 PM »
It still comes up when I post a new reply or a new thread. 
Same here.
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #22 on: November 29, 2011, 05:17:53 PM »
It still comes up when I post a new reply or a new thread. 
Same here.

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Re: Database errors
« Reply #23 on: November 29, 2011, 06:01:24 PM »
Both sites are buggy.

I got this message when trying to reach E.Cafe:

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SQL ERROR [ mysql4 ]

Can't create a new thread (errno 12); if you are not out of available memory, you can consult the manual for a possible OS-dependent bug [1135]

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Re: Database errors
« Reply #24 on: November 29, 2011, 06:43:31 PM »
I reset the database process again, but I am going to do a server reset tonight when there is less posting activity.
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #25 on: November 29, 2011, 06:45:06 PM »
Thank you Father.

The problem has resolved. No more error messages.
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #26 on: November 29, 2011, 06:49:00 PM »
Thanks, Father.  :angel:
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #27 on: November 29, 2011, 07:29:30 PM »
This just flashed across my screen when I was viewing a thread:

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Sorry, SMF was unable to connect to the database. This may be caused by the server being busy. Please try again later.

I hope this was you, Father! And not a new bug!

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Re: Database errors
« Reply #28 on: November 29, 2011, 08:50:57 PM »
This just flashed across my screen when I was viewing a thread:

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Sorry, SMF was unable to connect to the database. This may be caused by the server being busy. Please try again later.

I hope this was you, Father! And not a new bug!

Lord have mercy.

I saw that earlier today, but only once, and not since then.
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #29 on: November 30, 2011, 01:11:45 AM »
I have requested a power cycle of the server (a complete reset).

If these errors continue, I will need to investigate and take more drastic measures.

Don't worry, though; I take regular backups of all data so if things were to go down, I could restore the forum quickly.
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Re: Database errors
« Reply #30 on: November 30, 2011, 02:17:37 AM »
Don't worry, though; I take regular backups of all data so if things were to go down, I could restore the forum quickly.
Are you sure you want to restore us? ;)