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repair table jos_session

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And we're back... that tiny line of code was all it took to fix the problem that was preventing this website from loading. Instead of seeing the home page following warning was shown on a blank page (the nice graphics come from phpMyAdmin):

After a quick research I logged in into my CPanel (from the webhosting provider's site), opened a phpMyAdmin session and selected the MySQL tab, where I could execute the rescuing query:

According to the Joomla forum this happened because the server crashed or went temporarily offline while a cookie was being written to the jos_session table. A solution to this would be writing a script that detects when a table needs to be repaired and attempts it automatically.

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 October 2013 16:41  

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