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  • VirginiaCustoms
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    Thank You!

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  • Jake Bunce
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    Fixed.

    When I visited your forum URL the error had changed to an error saying the vb3_datastore table doesn't exist. That means vBulletin is connecting to MySQL but not finding the tables it needs.

    I removed the table prefix from the config.php file. Your database tables don't have a table prefix.

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  • VirginiaCustoms
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    If I PM you my user info and password would you check to see what I screwed up and see if you can fix it?

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  • Jake Bunce
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    That error means at least one piece of MySQL information in your config.php file is incorrect. You need to make sure these settings are correct:

    // ****** DATABASE SERVER NAME ******
    // This is the hostname or IP address of the database server.
    // It is in the format HOST:PORT. If no PORT is specified, 3306 is used.
    // If you are unsure of what to put here, leave it at the default value.
    $servername = 'localhost';

    // ****** DATABASE USERNAME & PASSWORD ******
    // This is the username and password you use to access MySQL.
    // These must be obtained through your webhost.
    $dbusername = 'root';
    $dbpassword = '';

    // ****** DATABASE NAME ******
    // This is the name of the database where your vBulletin will be located.
    // This must be created by your webhost.
    $dbname = 'forum';

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  • VirginiaCustoms
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    Im sure its fine, I can assure you its something I screwed up any suggestions what may need to be fixed on my end?

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  • poolking
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    That means the connection to MySQL has failed, you will have to ask your host to see if MySQL has stopped running.

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  • VirginiaCustoms
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    I changed the database name to (I think) the proper one and now this error:

    <html><head><title> Database Error</title><style type="text/css"><!--.error { font: 11px tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; }--></style></head>
    <body></table></td></tr></table></form>
    <blockquote><p class="error">&nbsp;</p><p class="error"><b>There seems to have been a slight problem with the database.</b><br />
    Please try again by pressing the <a href="javascript:window.location=window.location;">refresh</a> button in your browser.</p><p class="error">An E-Mail has been dispatched to our <a href="<A href="mailto:[email protected]">Technical">mailto:[email protected]">Technical Staff</a>, who you can also contact if the problem persists.</p><p class="error">We apologise for any inconvenience.</p></blockquote>
    <!--
    Database error in vBulletin :

    Link-ID == false, connect failed
    mysql error:

    mysql error number: 0

    Date: Sunday 21st of March 2004 02:45:57 PM
    Script: http://www.vacustoms.com/forums/
    Referer:
    IP Address: 68.111.102.172
    -->

    </body></html>

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  • VirginiaCustoms
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    <html><head><title> Database Error</title><style type="text/css"><!--.error { font: 11px tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; }--></style></head>
    <body></table></td></tr></table></form>
    <blockquote><p class="error">&nbsp;</p><p class="error"><b>There seems to have been a slight problem with the database.</b><br />
    Please try again by pressing the <a href="javascript:window.location=window.location;">refresh</a> button in your browser.</p><p class="error">An E-Mail has been dispatched to our <a href="<A href="mailto:">Technical">mailto:">Technical Staff</a>, who you can also contact if the problem persists.</p><p class="error">We apologise for any inconvenience.</p></blockquote>

    <!--
    Database error in vBulletin :

    cannot use database
    mysql error: No Database Selected

    mysql error number: 1046

    Date: Sunday 21st of March 2004 02:43:44 PM
    Script: http://www.vacustoms.com/forums/
    Referer:
    IP Address: 68.111.102.172
    -->

    </body></html>

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  • Jake Bunce
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    Pull up the source code of the database error page. The exact error will be shown in the source. Paste the exact error in this thread.

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  • VirginiaCustoms
    started a topic Upgrading to VB3 from RC3 nothing works now

    Upgrading to VB3 from RC3 nothing works now

    Forgive me for I am stupid.

    I downloaded VB3 to upgrade from RC3 I changed config.php.new to config.php I opened CuteFTP and began to upload all the files, everythign went smooth until it got to config.php and now NOTHING works. I changed everything in the config file back to what it should be (I think) and now all I get is:

    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.


    the URL is www.vacustoms.com/forums

    what did I screw up? is there a way to revert to the old config.php? someone please help a dumb fella out here....



    Thanks,
    Adam
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