[Mediawiki-l] Error msgs in 1.9.0 + semediawiki prob

Robin Faichney robin at robinfaichney.org
Sun Jan 14 14:45:55 UTC 2007

Sorry to mislead you on this, I got confused. It turns out the error
msg below was generated by an attempt to access the Special:SMWAdmin
setup page, and $wgDisableCounters is not relevant.

Sunday, January 14, 2007, 11:38:36 AM, Robin wrote:

> I tried to install the SemanticMediaWiki extension v0.6 (current) on
> 1.9.0 and got the same symptom as I reported with a vanilla
> installation of 1.8.2 in the thread Empty pages..., ie just HTML head
> and body tags with no content.

> Rob Church advised in that thread to try setting $wgDisableCounters =
> true; so I tried that in this situation, despite the fact that what
> that was intended to work-around was supposedly fixed in 1.9.0. But I
> got a result: with that in place I got the error message:

> Fatal error: Class 'SMW_LanguageEn' not found in
> C:\Domains\intersp.org\wwwroot\extensions\SemanticMediaWiki\includes\SMW_GlobalFunctions.php on line 136

> I've gone over the semediawiki installation instructions several times
> and I'm sure I've done everything correctly. I haven't yet looked for
> any more appropriate forum to report this problem, but I thought that
> people here might be interested in what it took to get that error
> message. Here's the MW installation report again (for 1.8.2), let me
> know if any other info would help:

> PHP 5.1.6 installed
> Found database drivers for: MySQL 
> Warning: PHP's register_globals option is enabled. Disable it if you can.
> MediaWiki will work, but your server is more exposed to PHP-based security vulnerabilities.
> PHP server API is cgi-fcgi; using ugly URLs (index.php?title=Page_Title)
> Have XML / Latin1-UTF-8 conversion support. 
> PHP is configured with no memory_limit. 
> Have zlib support; enabling output compression. 
> Couldn't find Turck MMCache, eAccelerator or APC. Object caching functions cannot be used.
> GNU diff3 not found.
> Found GD graphics library built-in, image thumbnailing will be enabled if you enable uploads.
> Installation directory: C:\Domains\****
> Script URI path: 
> Environment checked. You can install MediaWiki. 
> Warning: $wgSecretKey key is insecure, generated with mt_rand(). Consider changing it manually.
> Generating configuration file...

> Database type: MySQL 
> Loading class: DatabaseMysql
> Attempting to connect to database server as ****...success.
> Connected to 4.1.21-community-max-nt-log 
> Database **** exists
> Creating tables... using MySQL 4 table defs... done. 
> Initializing data...
> Created sysop account ****.
> Initialising "MediaWiki" namespace for language code en... 
> Done. Updated: 0, inserted: 1495, kept: 0. 
> Creating LocalSettings.php...

> Installation successful! Move the config/LocalSettings.php file into the parent directory, then
> follow this link to your wiki.

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