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Offline OlgaH

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Problem with upgrading
« on: January 23, 2018, 04:33:55 PM »
I was upgrading the forum and something went wrong though everything indicated test successful

Now I got this error and I need to fix it ASAP. Please help! Any advice!

Fatal error: Function name must be a string in /home/content/52/10779352/html/forum/Sources/Load.php on line 142

Here is the forum https://tcjustice.org/forum/index.php


Offline Sir Osis of Liver

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Re: Problem with upgrading
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2018, 04:41:54 PM »
Which php version is your server running?  Which SMF versions did you upgrade from/to?

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Re: Problem with upgrading
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2018, 04:45:40 PM »
I was gradually upgrading from 07 and when I was upgrading from 12 to 13 that happened.

How I can look up the php version my server running? I'm with godaddy.


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Re: Problem with upgrading
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2018, 04:49:30 PM »
How I can look up the php version my server running? I'm with godaddy.

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Re: Problem with upgrading
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2018, 04:55:33 PM »
^ Forum is down.  Assuming you were upgrading using package manager, look in /Packages/backups/, there should be a backup from before .13 upgrade.  Download, unzip, upload to forum root.

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Re: Problem with upgrading
« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2018, 06:16:56 PM »
^ Forum is down.  Assuming you were upgrading using package manager, look in /Packages/backups/, there should be a backup from before .13 upgrade.  Download, unzip, upload to forum root.

Unless it's truly impossible to switch to a higher version of PHP with Godaddy, I would definitely switch PHP to a higher version instead of taking the effort to roll back SMF to an earlier version. Even if it'll take a bit longer in case you can't do it via the control panel and Godaddy support has to do it.

Offline OlgaH

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Re: Problem with upgrading
« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2018, 07:37:55 PM »
Guys, thank you very much!

Yes, I have backups in Packages. But I have "2018-01-23_before_smf_patch_2_4.tar.gz"

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Re: Problem with upgrading
« Reply #8 on: January 23, 2018, 08:07:06 PM »
I have smf_patch_2.0.11.zip in backup. But the folder contains only two xml files. I have no idea what to do with them. I would not mind to roll back to 0.11 for now if it is possible.

I'm waiting on the phone with godaddy to see if I can switch to a higher version of PHP

Offline OlgaH

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Re: Problem with upgrading
« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2018, 08:22:06 PM »
I have PHP 5.3. It will take a day to upgrade.

Can I do anything with patches backups?

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Re: Problem with upgrading
« Reply #10 on: January 23, 2018, 08:52:46 PM »
Guys! Again Thank you for all your help and links! For now I upgraded to PHP 5.4 and the forum is working! and I will be upgrading the PHP to 5.6 and then the forum as well!  :) 

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Re: Problem with upgrading
« Reply #11 on: January 23, 2018, 08:58:38 PM »
Marking solved then. If you have any other questions regarding this topic, by all means, mark this unsolved and let us know. :)
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