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chiho
Urgent Help!! Cannot install XOOPS.
  • 2007/4/19 16:20

  • chiho

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  • Since: 2007/3/2 4


Dear all,

I really need your urgent help.

I have tried to install XOOPS in our web server that provided by my web service provider. When I tried to setup XOOPS for my web site, I got a blank page after several steps.

http://www.pchk.org

My server info.

Apache version 1.3.36 (Unix)
PHP version 4.3.9
MySQL version 4.0.27

You can also see my php settings,

Moderator edit: this link removed for security
Moderator edit: shouting removed

Please help me, thanks in advance.

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carnuke
Re: URGENT HELP!! Cannot install XOOPS.
  • 2007/4/19 17:22

  • carnuke

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  • Since: 2003/11/5


I can only get to the 2nd stage of installation. Looks like your files maybe corrupted. Re download the archive, and upload all files again before installing.
http://houseofstrauss.co.uk Resource for alternative health and holistic lifestyle
search xoops

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chiho
Re: URGENT HELP!! Cannot install XOOPS.
  • 2007/4/19 17:38

  • chiho

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Thanks for your kind respond.

However, I have tried to re-upload the files for 5 times already. :(

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carnuke
Re: URGENT HELP!! Cannot install XOOPS.
  • 2007/4/19 17:50

  • carnuke

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  • Since: 2003/11/5


Ok,

1- Have you had any problems with the FTP of files?
2- Time outs?
3- failed connections?

These will possible corrupt or miss out some files.
http://houseofstrauss.co.uk Resource for alternative health and holistic lifestyle
search xoops

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BlueStocking
Re: URGENT HELP!! Cannot install XOOPS.

I may be late here, but I get your page fine... 1:34pm central time zone usa
https://xoops.org/modules/repository .. It is time to get involved - XOOPS.ORG

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carnuke
Re: URGENT HELP!! Cannot install XOOPS.
  • 2007/4/19 18:07

  • carnuke

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  • Since: 2003/11/5


me too. Your on the air!
http://houseofstrauss.co.uk Resource for alternative health and holistic lifestyle
search xoops

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chiho
Re: URGENT HELP!! Cannot install XOOPS.
  • 2007/4/20 7:59

  • chiho

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  • Since: 2007/3/2 4


Apparently I can able to install XOOPS in our web server successfully. However, I found that there are a tons of problem when installing it.

Problem 1
I don't know why my web server cannot return a value by function call "getcwd()". I need to reach out all entry in XOOPS package and replaced it by "dirname($_SERVER['PATH_TRANSLATED'])". I don't know if it is a bug from XOOPS and any improvement in future.


Problem 2
Under administrator page -> "Modules", whenever I click on one module for setup, an error message will be prompted.

XOOPS path check: Script is not inside XOOPS_ROOT_PATH and cannot run.

I checked the code in mainfile.php and I found the following code segment leaded to such problem.

if ( strcasecmpsubstr($xoopsScriptPath0strlen(XOOPS_ROOT_PATH)), str_replaceDIRECTORY_SEPARATOR'/'XOOPS_ROOT_PATH)) ) {
    exit(
"XOOPS path check: Script is not inside XOOPS_ROOT_PATH and cannot run.");
        }


I tried to print the result on page,

substr($xoopsScriptPath, 0, strlen(XOOPS_ROOT_PATH) -> "../../../include/cp_hea"

str_replace( DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR, '/', XOOPS_ROOT_PATH) -> "/home/pchk1/public_html"

However, if I delete the code segment everything went good.

Does anyone have any suggestion? Thanks

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MadFish
Re: URGENT HELP!! Cannot install XOOPS.
  • 2007/4/20 8:28

  • MadFish

  • Friend of XOOPS

  • Posts: 1056

  • Since: 2003/9/27


Quote:
XOOPS path check: Script is not inside XOOPS_ROOT_PATH and cannot run.


Check this line in mainfile.php:

define('XOOPS_ROOT_PATH', 'blah blah blah');

You are probably getting the path check error because you have set this wrong. It is probably something like /home/youraccountname/public_html or whatever folder you actually uploaded the site to.

Also check this is right:

define('XOOPS_URL', 'http://www.yoursite.com');

Suggest you change your passwords if you posted them here, even briefly. Don't post your whole mainfile here either, as it contains your database username and password!

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chiho
Re: Urgent Help!! Cannot install XOOPS.
  • 2007/4/20 9:00

  • chiho

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  • Posts: 14

  • Since: 2007/3/2 4


MadFish, thanks for your kind reply.

I quite sure that I set variables XOOPS_ROOT_PATH and XOOPS_URL in the case. I comment the segment of code and everything going well.

Do you know that's the usage of $xoopsScriptPath?

Thanks for your help again

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Quest
Re: Urgent Help!! Cannot install XOOPS.
  • 2007/4/20 11:04

  • Quest

  • Friend of XOOPS

  • Posts: 1034

  • Since: 2005/11/19


You look up and running. What version of xoops? I think Carnuke had a very good suggestion I have had to it myself before and it worked. I read where you tried to reupload 5 times but did you get rid of the copy of XOOPS version completely which you were trying to install and download a fresh .zip or .rar of the XOOPS version you want and then try to istall again?

Quest

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