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New install - "Bonk" message

I'm trying to install the latest build of Vanilla 2 on my hosting account. At first, it didn't work because my host didn't support PDO, but I got them to enable it and it is now installed.

However, when I upload the Vanilla files to my server and visit my URL, I am redirected to /index.php/garden/gardensetup and get the most cryptic error message I've ever seen:

"Bonk - Something funky happened. Please bear with us while we iron out the kinks."

This seems to be a new message - the change to replace the detailed error page with this message on Github was only put up yesterday.

I tried it on another hosting account as a test and the install ran flawlessly. The only difference I can see between the two servers is the "PDO Driver for MySQL, client library version". On the working server, it's 5.0.85 and on the "Bonk" server it's 5.0.87.

Does anyone have any idea what's happening? Thanks in advance.


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