[Mediawiki-l] Strange DB error

Christensen, Courtney ChristensenC at BATTELLE.ORG
Thu Jan 10 13:58:09 UTC 2008

On 10/01/2008, Craig White <craig at galbijim.com> wrote:
> Sorry if the last email submission didn't work right.
> I'm starting to get an increase of database errors when editing random
> pages. This is the error I am getting:
> A database query syntax error has occurred. This may indicate a bug in
> software. The last attempted database query was:
> (SQL query hidden)
> from within function "SearchMySQL4::update". MySQL returned error
> Incorrect key file for table 'searchindex'; try to repair it
> -----------------
> Any ideas on how to resolve and why this is suddenly happening out of
> blue?
> Thanks,
> Craig


What version of MediaWiki and MySQL do you run?  Also, do you have any
custom extensions that use the database?  Did you recently update either
MySQL or MediaWiki?


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