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Re: What is repair_settings.php?
« Reply #100 on: October 10, 2007, 12:10:54 AM »
repair_settings.php just fixes paths and the main settings located in Settings.php.  It has nothing to do with mods.  From the looks of the error it looks related to a dropdown search mod.  As for support in the mod's topic.
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Re: What is repair_settings.php?
« Reply #101 on: October 10, 2007, 02:00:24 AM »
How did repair_settings.php screw up your board? Seems to me like a mod issue and not an SMF issue.

No, the reason why this happened was not because of a mode.

I have the board up and running again, but when a user logs in, he gets the same mysterious error message. I downloaded the whol board to my PC, and no such word (dropdownquicksearch) appears anywhere.

I don't understand and I have no idea what to do. Can you advise me something?

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Re: What is repair_settings.php?
« Reply #102 on: October 10, 2007, 02:35:53 AM »
What do you suggest to do?

Maybe to create a new installation of SMF?
If I do, then:
1. Solve the mod problems I had
2. Can do a lot of cleaning up
3. I can auto-forward everything from the current URL to the new board when it is all setup and ready

But ...
How to import the users and posts from the previous board?

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Re: What is repair_settings.php?
« Reply #103 on: October 10, 2007, 05:45:31 AM »
There were some problems in the board with some mods.  But the repair_settings.php really brought it to the attention and right now before I need to go to work.

Well, remove all mods in the board and see what happens, not?



I am a happy man! Tralala!

The problem was that the directory for the default theme (SMF Default theme) was corrupted.

After I forced everyone to use a custom theme, the problem is resolved and everyone logs in correctly.

Voila!

Thanks for the help and I wil come back tonight with some very interesting issue for discussion. Until then.

Wim

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Re: What is repair_settings.php?
« Reply #104 on: November 12, 2007, 11:30:47 PM »
The download link for repair_settings.php doesn't work for me - it takes me to the SMF converters download page (for converting from one Forum to another) I did a search on that page - no file by that name :(

ANy help welcome :)

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Re: What is repair_settings.php?
« Reply #105 on: November 12, 2007, 11:34:00 PM »

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Re: What is repair_settings.php?
« Reply #106 on: November 29, 2007, 09:20:46 AM »
Old thread this but I still like to give credit where its due.

This thread has helped me allot.

BIG thanks to the OP


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Re: What is repair_settings.php?
« Reply #107 on: March 11, 2008, 05:11:07 AM »
I uploaded repair_settings.php and called it in my browser, but nothing happens, I get a blank screen and thats it. Is someone willing to help me out?

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Re: What is repair_settings.php?
« Reply #108 on: March 13, 2008, 09:45:24 PM »
Ok, I'm new to all this and seems I'm having a really bad day.  I keep deleting things completely by accident.  Anyways, I ran this as suggested and it said that the server was busy so I went back and looked at it but my password is missing from the MySQL password: section of the repair.  Does anyone know how to retrieve this information?  I deleted and tried again but still missing. 
Thank you

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Re: What is repair_settings.php?
« Reply #109 on: March 13, 2008, 09:57:19 PM »
Check inside settings_bak.php in the foot folder of your forum.
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Re: What is repair_settings.php? HELP HELP HELP!!!
« Reply #110 on: March 16, 2008, 09:41:20 AM »
Desperate Help Needed

When I try to connect to our forum I get an error saying Connection Problems
Sorry, SMF was unable to connect to the database. This may be caused by the server being busy. Please try again later.


When i run repair settings_php I get
Some settings are not being shown because the MySQL connection information is incorrect.

The setting look ok as far as i can tell. Help Please!!!


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Re: What is repair_settings.php?
« Reply #111 on: March 28, 2008, 07:47:37 PM »
It doesn't work for me because I have this message at the top with Some settings are not being shown because the MySQL connection information is incorrect.  how do I fix that

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Re: What is repair_settings.php?
« Reply #112 on: September 04, 2008, 10:51:44 PM »
i have downloaded this file, what i do next? there's no exe file that i can install...what should i do next? i have the same problem "connecting problem".

thank alot bro

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Re: What is repair_settings.php?
« Reply #113 on: September 04, 2008, 11:00:00 PM »
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Re: What is repair_settings.php?
« Reply #114 on: September 23, 2008, 02:50:30 PM »
hi there!!

i wanna rename my current smf forum FOLDER to another
i.e old smf folder name is FORUM and i wanna rename to COMMUNITY

does this repairs_settings.php helps me to do that??

and does it renames the folder of FTP??

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Re: What is repair_settings.php?
« Reply #115 on: September 25, 2008, 08:15:01 AM »
It doesn't change the directory name in FTP. First manually change the name of the folder that your forum is in. Then use repair_settings.php to fix the directories.
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Re: What is repair_settings.php?
« Reply #116 on: October 03, 2008, 10:14:07 AM »
Great feature!!

Thats work fine to me! I had lost my db connection (passwd) and this simple page gives me the solution.

Thanks !!

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Re: What is repair_settings.php?
« Reply #117 on: November 19, 2008, 02:32:10 PM »
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If you would like to see more or different functionality in repair_settings.php, please say so in this topic.

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It was very helpful after a self-inflicted re-install to get themes working ok.

The following may or may not be related:

Since then I've noticed that:
  • I have to re-login multiple times per day ... pretty much everytime I do something involving Admin.
  • I am unable to logout from Admin on one computer, but can Login and Logout from "non admin proxy test members" from another computer on the same SOHO.
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Re: What is repair_settings.php?
« Reply #118 on: March 01, 2009, 09:03:59 PM »
If I use this action, will my data (my post, members, post counts, board) be deleted? I hope not.

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Re: What is repair_settings.php?
« Reply #119 on: March 08, 2009, 11:57:15 PM »
This download is giving me 404 ATM. ???