Lost my database, but not my files
Never mind how, but I lost my database. I've read Chuck's guide about how to restore from this situation by making a file backup (dataold) and uploading (skip the upload) from the backup directories. Here's the hiccup:
Doing a fresh install of Photopost (6.11) creates three directories in the data directory, 1, 2 and 500. Looking at the database, and the way the uploads happen, sub-directory 1 corresponds to category 1, which is the main category, and created categories are from 501 on. I manually created categories 501-515, which in turn created the sub-directories 501-515. I uploaded (skip the upload) from the backup files, and everything went swimmingly into the subdirectories 501-515, creating categories with database ID's 501-515. All as expected so far.
When I try to upload to category ID #1 (Main), Photopost complains that it cannot upload to sub-directory 0. I manually created sub-directory 0, and the upload worked, but Main is still category 1 from Photopost's point of view, and the images do not appear when you try to view Main. WTF!!!
Last edited by penningtonj1964; September 17th, 2008 at 09:22 AM.