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February 25th, 2007, 12:43 PM
Having a strange intermittent upload problem:
When I log into one account and try to upload even a small image (maybe 25KB), I get a "connection error" and no upload. If I log out of that account and back into another account, I can upload the file no problem.
I have set all user directory limits to at least 50MB, and no directory that I can see is anywhere near that full.
Any ideas on where to look or what to look for?
Thanks for any guidance!
February 25th, 2007, 02:26 PM
Have you tried deleting the uploads directory of that one user via ftp via the numeric userid of that specific user
February 25th, 2007, 03:25 PM
No; I have not. I did not know what those directories were for, or which ones were allowed to be deleted.
February 25th, 2007, 03:54 PM
You can delete anything underneath uploads just dont touch data
February 25th, 2007, 04:54 PM
Thanks; I'll give it a try..
Just so I understand, why do you think this is happening, and why does deleting the upload content fix it?
Also, what happens if I delete everyone's upload content?
In other words, what is the upload directory for if I am allowed to delete the content?
February 25th, 2007, 07:24 PM
its a PHP timeout memory issue using GD2
February 25th, 2007, 07:45 PM
Not sure I understand, because this happened with tiny image files, and on one account but not another.
I'll change the settings, but back to my other questions:
1) why does deleting the upload content fix it?
2) what is the upload directory for, and what happens if I delete everyone's upload content?
February 26th, 2007, 10:11 AM
1. because the uploads directory is no longer clogged with the huge file that blocks the uploads.
2. You can safely delete every numeric directory. It is simply a temp directory where photos are housed by users before the system processes them.
February 27th, 2007, 12:46 PM
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