[Mediawiki-l] Special:RecentChanges returns apache error 500

Les Russell les at lesrussell.com
Mon Jun 9 22:40:16 UTC 2008

Hello again,

This problem has been sorted.  I updated the machine (SuSE updater) and it 
updated PHP to 5.2.5.

Special:RecentChanges now works fine.


On Monday 09 June 2008 03:27:08 pm Les Russell wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm new to this list, so please bear with me, and let me know if I'm doing
> anything wrong.
> I've installed two wikis on the same server. They both work fine, except in
> both cases, the Special:RecentChanges page returns a server error (500).
> The apache log error message is (for example):
> PHP Warning: mysql_query(): Unable to save result set in
> /srv/www/htdocs/wiki/includes/Database.php on line 817, referer: http://{IP
> address}/wiki/index.php5/Special:Search?search=davo&go=Go
> This error was logged when I tried to bring up RecentChanges after doing a
> (successful) search on "davo".  However the error occurs no matter what
> page I start from.
> I have had a quick look at Database.php, but I'm not a php expert and can't
> see anything obvious which would help me debug it. I've searched various
> forums and FAQ's but can't see any reference to a problem like this.
> My versions are:
> MediaWiki:      1.12.0
> PHP:            5.2.4 (apache2handler)
> MySQL:          5.0.45
> OS:                     Linux SuSE 10.3
> Can anyone suggest how I proceed with this?
> Thanks
> Les Russell
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