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    I figured I'd drop by here in an effort to save my lazy self some work. Does anyone know where the:

    [quote]Warning: MySQL: Unable to save result set in admin/db_mysql.php on line 69

    There seems to have been a slight problem with the database. Please try again by pressing the refresh button in your browser.

    An E-Mail has been dispatched to our Technical Staff, who you can also contact if the problem persists.

    We apologise for any inconvenience.
    [/quote]

    and similar messages are generated in vBulletin. This is the sort of thing I'd like to customize, but I'm not having an easy time finding it.
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    The "Warning:" is a PHP error - you need to recompile PHP to change that.

    The other is located in admin/db_mysql.php if you really need to change it.

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    • #3
      What I've noticed is that if the database is messed up enough to give such an error it also usually is incapable of retrieving the tech address and so no email gets sent.

      If it's a corrupt table the mail will still get sent...I figure I'm going to encourage anyone reading that message to send in email a bit more strongly.
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      Free Form Gaming with style and dedication.

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      • #4
        Actually most of the time the tech address is retrieveable but I do agree that the address needs to be put in the [b]config.php[/b] and not in the database. DOH!

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