Problems With The Forum Lately?

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Problems With The Forum Lately?

Post by jww » Thu Aug 30, 2007 1:29 pm

I have had a number of occasions recently where I have received an error while posting, and then when I surf back to my forum post find that it's been entered twice.

Is anyone else having this problem? Is there something with the server sw?

Am I doing something wrong all of a sudden??
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Post by Johnnie » Thu Aug 30, 2007 2:25 pm

It happens from time to time, nothing to worry about. Usually once you hit submit it will accept your submission.
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Post by notthesharpest » Thu Aug 30, 2007 4:00 pm

I have learned to just ignore that error message.

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Post by jww » Fri Aug 31, 2007 8:10 am

notthesharpest wrote:I have learned to just ignore that error message.

Thanks - I'll now do the same as well.
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Post by jramire2 » Thu Jan 24, 2008 10:24 pm

I keep getting an SQL error every time I try to post a new topic on the selling/trading section.

Haven't tried any other sections of the forum so I don't know if it's site wide. Anyone else having this problem?
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Post by notthesharpest » Thu Jan 24, 2008 10:58 pm

jramire2 wrote:I keep getting an SQL error every time I try to post a new topic on the selling/trading section.

Haven't tried any other sections of the forum so I don't know if it's site wide. Anyone else having this problem?
Yes. The forum seems to have a broken search database that it keeps trying to access, or something.

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Post by rocketv8 » Thu Jan 24, 2008 11:08 pm

I am getting the same problem. I sent a PM to one of the administrators and this is a problem that has already been reported to the managers of the servers.

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Post by i_shaved_something » Thu Jan 24, 2008 11:08 pm

I've notice the same, get an error after submitting in any forum. Seems to take the post though, and if you open SMF in a new browser and go back to your thread new post is there, at least that's what I've experienced.
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Post by rocketv8 » Thu Jan 24, 2008 11:15 pm

I can't seem to post anything in the buy/sell forum though. Got some stuff to sell/trade with pictures so maybe pics add to the problem.

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Post by Cavman » Fri Jan 25, 2008 7:09 am

I am having multiple problems opening, veiwing posting threads. Another forum I visit is having similar problems including it banning members all on its own. It took me many attempts just to get this thread open.
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Post by Cavman » Fri Jan 25, 2008 7:11 am

I am having multiple problems opening, veiwing posting threads. Another forum I visit is having similar problems including it banning members all on its own. It took me many attempts just to get this thread open. now I am getting the debug message.
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Post by Mike R » Fri Jan 25, 2008 8:06 am

I've had troubles with smf all week, too. Often it doesn't come up and I get a "not found" error. Or a page will take quite a while to load.

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Post by Mike R » Fri Jan 25, 2008 8:07 am

I got this error when posting the last message:


General Error

Could not insert new word matches

DEBUG MODE

SQL Error : 1146 Table 'vdbmysql36dd.phpbb_search_wordmatch' doesn't exist

INSERT INTO phpbb_search_wordmatch (post_id, word_id, title_match) SELECT 291679, word_id, 0 FROM phpbb_search_wordlist WHERE word_text IN ('ive', 'troubles', 'smf', 'week', 'quot', 'error', 'quite', 'while', 'load', 'mike')

Line : 251

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Post by Mike R » Fri Jan 25, 2008 8:10 am

Also, even though the posts are new, on the main forum page, it says the last post in the Forum Feedback section was Tue Jan 22, 2008 8:14 am.

I'm not complaining, just trying to help if I can.

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Post by Hoos » Fri Jan 25, 2008 8:23 am

I've pretty much been unable to post any replies or new messages all week. I always get that damned "DEBUG" screen. The site is slow and I'm frustrated.

And I am complaining. I've come to enoy SMF and all the gentlefolk here. I'd be willing to pay a subscription if it would help the owners move on to a better server or hosting service.

This isn't a graphics or media-intensive site. It's a low traffic site (compared to many of the other fora I participate in). It can't be hogging that much bandwidth.

Just my somewhat frustrated two cents. If it posts . . . . :evil:
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Post by VinceFX » Fri Jan 25, 2008 10:06 am

Ok guys...I'm soooo sorry for the inconvenience...I think I found the cause of the problem and I have implemented a fix.

Everything should be working fine now. If you still see issues please update this thread and I'll look into it ASAP.

Thanks,
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Post by Gatorade » Fri Jan 25, 2008 5:52 pm

Just for updating purposes. When I logged on it said there were 365 or so unread messages. 6 pages. However when I clicked on pages 3, 4, 5, 6. There were no posts. Completely empty. The first posts were on page 2.
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Post by Sando » Fri Jan 25, 2008 6:02 pm

Vince, Thanks for the work in getting this place back up and running.

Just for updating purposes. When I logged on it said there were 365 or so unread messages. 6 pages. However when I clicked on pages 3, 4, 5, 6. There were no posts. Completely empty. The first posts were on page 2.

Same here and my first thought was "Damn, those guys have gone off and left without me."
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Post by i_shaved_something » Fri Jan 25, 2008 8:55 pm

VinceFX wrote:Ok guys...I'm soooo sorry for the inconvenience...I think I found the cause of the problem and I have implemented a fix.

Everything should be working fine now. If you still see issues please update this thread and I'll look into it ASAP.

Thanks,
Vince


Vince,
Similar to Gatorade's post above I notice sometimes clicking page numbers doesn't show results. I've noticed this before latest issues of past few days too when there's many pages in search results, I noticed it about a month ago.
Example, use 'Search' feature to search for a broad topic (I input the word 'brush'). The results show there's 150 pages of results, clicking page 150 shows nothing, nor 149, 148, etc... (at least for me)

Like I say I've noticed this before when searches result in many pages, so not sure if related to current issue or different matter.

Thanks!
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Post by Gareth » Sat Jan 26, 2008 3:18 pm

Thanks for sorting all this out for us, Vince. We all appreciate everything you do for SMF.

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