[MediaWiki-l] php rebuildFileCache.php

John Foster jfoster81747 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 4 13:15:41 UTC 2017


Thanks Jeff. I'll give that a try. The size of the database is
intermediate, I think. I'v got about 30,000 articles with a crap load of
mathematics embedded in them. As I said this is my first issue that I've
not been able to get resolved quickly.


On Tue, Jul 4, 2017 at 6:52 AM, Jeff Darlington <jeff.darlington at gmail.com>
wrote:

> If you're using rebuildFileCache.php, you probably have
> $wgFileCacheDirectory set to specify the location of the cache files.  Log
> in as root and clean out that directory, and that should clear up the
> immediate problem so you can get back in.
>
> Unfortunately, I don't use varnish so I have no idea what you need to do
> next.  It seems odd that the file cache would fill up like that.  Just how
> many articles are in your wiki?
>
> On Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 10:29 PM, John Foster <jfoster81747 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Just a situation I find myself in. I recently started trying to improve
> the
> > speed of performance of my mediawiki site. To do so I installed varnish,
> > and set up memcached to run on that server. debian Linux 8 with php7
> from
> > backports. Now I got all of the update done and checked to see that the
> > server was running OK: the last step was to rebuild the caching files
> using
> > the command php rebuildFileCache.php. I've used this before with no
> > complications however this time it filled up my entire diskdrive 923GB
> and
> > I'm not sure what to do the clean up my mess. The entire system will boot
> > up but the drive is so bloated that I cant even log in in the xterminal
> > desktop. I do have full access as root on the regular terminal.
> > I would really appreciate any tips to handle this.
> > Thanks
> >
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