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Started by Kyo5656, July 20, 2007, 09:47:03 PM

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My forum seems to have gone MIA.
From my main site ( , I have a link to my forum, run by phpBB2.
Whenever the link is clicked, a ruinous message appears:

phpBB : Critical Error

Could not connect to the database

Any words of wisdom?

In the immortal words of... someone...


A drive on the MySQL server failed, so it's down until the drive is replaced (should be today) afaik. if you send a contact form to the them, they can move you onto the localhost server, iirc.


Actually, both drives have failed now, so I hope that you have a recent backup. If so, you can make a new database, it will be created on the "localhost" server. Then just import your backed up data.