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hal9000

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Posted on: 2005/7/29 10:55
hal9000
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Upgrading from 2.10 to 2.2 major problems

ok here's what happened
i was using 2.10
upgraded to 2.12
upgraded to 2.13
upgraded to 2.2
Followed the 2.2 upgrade instruction EAXCTLY to the letter.
did the refresh bit and waited to click continue to upgrade and white screen!
did it a few more times no change :(
so decided to check out the admin which i had running in a seperate tab.
White screen...
??
where do i go from here?

help

Herko

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Posted on: 2005/7/29 10:58
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#2

Re: Upgrading from 2.10 to 22 major problems

turn on php debug using the recovery.php in your site root.

Herko

hal9000

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Posted on: 2005/7/29 11:00
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Re: Upgrading from 2.10 to 22 major problems

i did that as part of the upgrade process. and it worked as i checked before uploading new files.

the recovery.php just gives me a white screen as well?

marook

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Posted on: 2005/7/29 11:09
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Re: Upgrading from 2.10 to 22 major problems

Hi,

I had this as well, and re-uploaded all files with binary transfer (ftp), and it startet to work.

Just a pointer, if helpful...
Marook,

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hal9000

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Posted on: 2005/7/29 11:10
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Re: Upgrading from 2.10 to 22 major problems

cheers i will give that a go now
:)

hal9000

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Posted on: 2005/7/29 11:17
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Re: Upgrading from 2.10 to 22 major problems

YAY super happpy now.. it all worked

cheers everybody for your help - maybe this should be documented?

silvrhand

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Posted on: 2005/7/29 19:08
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Re: Upgrading from 2.10 to 22 major problems

Make sure to turn off gzip compression, i had a ton of whitescreen issues as well till I did this.

To confuse the issues if you turn on php debugging it will I think disable gzip compression and everything works fine till you turn back off gzip compression.

schipper

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Posted on: 2005/7/29 20:54
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Re: Upgrading from 2.10 to 2.2 major problems

Don't upgrade to 2.2 at this moment, I would say. I tried, several times, several sites. Didn't work. WSOD's, database errors, had to use a backup to get my site back online. What ever the problem is, it looks like the release of 2.2 is too early. It seems to me that there is a lot of pressure to get the next versions of XOOPS out. That is absolutely NOT necessary. XOOPS already is an outstanding CMS. Don't spoil that by releasing semi-stable versions.

jdseymour

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Posted on: 2005/7/29 22:10
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Re: Upgrading from 2.10 to 2.2 major problems

The version that you speak of as being a rush release was delayed two times because the developers felt that more needed to be fixed. When all was fixed to the developers satisfaction the new version was released, not before. All this general talk of WSOD and database errors needs to be replaced by actual error messages so that we, or the developers can help.

XOOPS 2.2 is stable, but is a stepping stone (as well as a major upgrade with database changes) to the more refined 2.4 release.

JMorris

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Posted on: 2005/7/30 2:24
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Re: Upgrading from 2.10 to 2.2 major problems

Quote:

jdseymour wrote:
The version that you speak of as being a rush release was delayed two times because the developers felt that more needed to be fixed. When all was fixed to the developers satisfaction the new version was released, not before. All this general talk of WSOD and database errors needs to be replaced by actual error messages so that we, or the developers can help.

XOOPS 2.2 is stable, but is a stepping stone (as well as a major upgrade with database changes) to the more refined 2.4 release.


Agreed!

If you're not totally comfortable with making a wholesale switch to 2.2 now, don't. I wouldn't delay too long, but giving it a couple weeks to test this new version out in a non-production environment is not a bad idea.

For sites that are established, stable, and in production, I'm holding off for a couple weeks so I can learn the new interface and see if any more bugs are found. I believe I've found one already and reported it in the appropriate forum.

As with any major software revision (yes, XOOPS is software), you need to make sure you know exactly what it is you're getting into before you dive in head first. As jdseymour stated, this is a major revision. Something to keep in mind is that, while the XOOPS framework may work flawlessly, third-party modules may not work so well with the new API. While upgrading a couple developement sites, I found that modules, not the core, were causing my WSODs.

Just something to consider.

JMorris
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