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Something has gone wrong from 2.3.1 => 2.5.1 [RESOLVED]

edited February 2018 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.8


I've got error message after upgrading from 2.3.1 to 2.5.1
I've run utility /update but have the error message "something has gone wrong".

I followed the upgrade tutorial.

What can I do to tell you more about the error ?
It is not the first time upgrading forum but first time to have error that I cannot solve by myself .

Can you please help me to solve the problem.


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    whu606whu606 I'm not a SuperHero; I just like wearing tights... MVP

    Search on here for 'something has gone wrong' to find out how to turn on debug mode.

    Then post the results of the detailed error message here if you still need help.

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    Thanks for fast reply.

    I search for "something..." and found this code to put in config.php

    $Configuration['Garden']['Errors']['MasterView'] = 'deverror.master.php';

    Result :

    SQLSTATE[HY000] [2019] Can't initialize character set utf8mb4 (path: /usr/share/mysql/charsets/)
    The error occurred on or near: /home/gghfmftq/www/vanilla/library/database/class.database.php

    168: if ($timeout) {

    169: throw new Exception(errorMessage('Timeout while connecting to the database', $this->ClassName, 'Connection', $ex->getMessage()), 504);

    170: }


    172: throw new Exception(errorMessage('An error occurred while attempting to connect to the database', $this->ClassName, 'Connection', $ex->getMessage()), 500);

    173: }


    175: return $pDO;

    176: }


    [/home/gghfmftq/www/vanilla/library/database/class.database.php:102] Gdn_Database->newPDO();

    [/home/gghfmftq/www/vanilla/library/database/class.database.php:498] Gdn_Database->connection();

    [/home/gghfmftq/www/vanilla/library/database/class.database.php:363] Gdn_Database->slave();

    [/home/gghfmftq/www/vanilla/library/database/class.sqldriver.php:1684] Gdn_Database->query();

    [/home/gghfmftq/www/vanilla/library/database/class.sqldriver.php:902] Gdn_SQLDriver->query();

    [/home/gghfmftq/www/vanilla/library/core/class.model.php:615] Gdn_SQLDriver->getWhere();

    [/home/gghfmftq/www/vanilla/library/core/class.model.php:574] Gdn_Model->getWhere();

    [/home/gghfmftq/www/vanilla/applications/dashboard/models/class.usermodel.php:1452] Gdn_Model->getID();

    [/home/gghfmftq/www/vanilla/applications/dashboard/models/class.usermodel.php:1713] UserModel->getID();

    [/home/gghfmftq/www/vanilla/library/core/class.session.php:431] UserModel->getSession();

    [/home/gghfmftq/www/vanilla/library/core/class.auth.php:59] Gdn_Session->start();

    [/home/gghfmftq/www/vanilla/bootstrap.php:323] Gdn_Auth->startAuthenticator();

    [/home/gghfmftq/www/vanilla/index.php:22] PHP::require_once();

    Hope this will help ;-)

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    I found something interesting to setup in my host environment to accept character set utf8mb4.

    But now still have a problem:

    Fatal Error in PHP.gdn_ErrorHandler();
    Specified key was too long; max key length is 1000 bytes

    The error occurred on or near: /home/gghfmftq/www/vanilla/library/database/class.database.php

    403: // If we get here then the pdo statement prepared properly.

    404: break;


    406: } catch (Gdn_UserException $uex) {

    407: trigger_error($uex->getMessage(), E_USER_ERROR);

    408: } catch (Exception $ex) {

    409: list($state, $code, $message) = $pDO->errorInfo();


    411: // If the error code is consistent with a disconnect, attempt to retry

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    I solved this last error by doing... nothing. =)

    All is ok

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    whu606whu606 I'm not a SuperHero; I just like wearing tights... MVP


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