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Old 04-30-2003, 09:51 PM   #1
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Transferred data from old HD to New HD,MYSQL ERRORS "HELP"

Well I transferred all the info from my old hard drive to the new one created 2 different partitions hda1 and hda 2. My old disk had over 4 partitions from the auto partition feature on install! Everything works perfect except for my SQL database here is the error i get when I try to access my forum:

mySQL query error: SELECT f.*, as cat_id, c.position as cat_position,
c.state as cat_state, as cat_name, c.description as cat_desc,
c.image, c.url, m.member_name as mod_name, m.member_id as
mod_id, m.is_group, m.group_id, m.group_name, m.mid
from ibf_forums f, ibf_categories c
LEFT JOIN ibf_moderators m ON (
order by c.position, f.position

mySQL error: Can't create/write to file '/tmp/#sql3a7_36_0.MYI' (Errcode:
mySQL error code: 1
Date: Wednesday 30th of April 2003 07:07:22 PM
Does anybody know what is happening? and what can I do to correct it!
Old 05-01-2003, 12:38 AM   #2
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What are the permissions on /tmp ?

Well you can ensure they are correct by:

chmod 777 /tmp
chmod +t /tmp

Try again afterwards!
Old 05-01-2003, 07:22 AM   #3
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