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Installation Issue with the DB

I am attempting to install Vanilla, and I received the following error messages, after setting up a database, and putting in the correct credentials:
Unknown storage engine 'MyISAM'

I checked and the default storage engine is InnoDB.


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    peregrineperegrine MVP
    edited November 2015

    the discussion and comment table is myisam for full text search. otherwise I don't believe the current search mechanism would work. maybe sphinxsearch.

    do show engines.

    you would want MyIsam support.

    maybe you can add with plugin.

    or you might somehow add to your config to force the engine.

    $Configuration['Database']['ForceStorageEngine'] = true;

    or change the FullText variable in the core.

    I may not provide the completed solution you might desire, but I do try to provide honest suggestions to help you solve your issue.

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    So, if Vanilla needs MyISAM support, then why is it throwing an error saying that it is an unknown engine.
    I have MyISAM support on in the DB

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    Vanilla was just passing on the response, I'm not sure why but when I went to create a table with MyISAM as the engine, it gave me the same error.

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