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getting only blank pages

Author bruno88
#1 | Posted: 27 Nov 2006 06:02 
I was able to test miniBB on my windows laptop running apache and mysql without any issue. I then tried to install it on my ubuntu server running apache with mysql 5.0 running on a separate server.

When I try to run _install.php, I only get a blank page. When I use view source, I can see that it is the _install.php page but just without any dymanically generated content. There isn't any error messages, such as Database configuration error. Without any error messages, I'm at a complete lost as to what the issue might be.

Any suggestions would be much appreciated.

Author Team
#2 | Posted: 27 Nov 2006 12:20 
hello.. make sure you PHP files are executing properly on that server. Also make sure mysql module is included in PHP on this server.

Author bruno88
#3 | Posted: 29 Nov 2006 01:40 
Thanks, it looks like PHP is missing the mysql module/extensions.

I also have another question. The mysql server is not using the standard port of 3306. How do I set the DB port in setup_options.php?

Author Paul
Lead Developer
#4 | Posted: 29 Nov 2006 04:22 
Where you set $DBhost='localhost'; you can just set $DBhost='localhost:PORT_NUMBER'; at that's all.

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