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MG 1.1 Import from vb 3.7 albums

Discussion in 'Media Gallery Support' started by Napalm_beach, Oct 3, 2015.

  1. Napalm_beach

    Napalm_beach Member

    I performed a successful import back in August to XFMG 1.0 from vb 3.7 albums, to config and set up my forum.

    I am now doing the final import before going live and I am getting an

    Mysqli prepare error: Table 'v_albumupdate' doesn't exist

    It's correct, the table doesn't exist. Is this something new in 1.1? Is there a workaround?

    Panic is setting in... hoping to go live tonight. Thanks for your help!
  2. Napalm_beach

    Napalm_beach Member

    Nevermind, I think I got it. It looks like it was only referencing an update date in one place in XenGallery/Importer/
    vBulletin38x.php. I removed the field select and the table join and it is happily importing, at least for now!
  3. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    That's not really recommended...

    You may be lucky, on this occasion, but in some cases doing similar things has the potential to ruin an entire import.

    That said, the most concerning thing is that table being missing at all. That table is a vBulletin table, so at this point I would be concerned about the overall integrity of the data and whether any other tables are missing. I would certainly be more worried about that, than getting the import to continue. We haven't made any changes to the vBulletin importers for quite some time.
  4. Napalm_beach

    Napalm_beach Member

    Got it. And sure enough, I am getting a "Cannot save file /var/www/html/forums/internal_data/temp/xfmgT8PRl8" about 10% through my media import, although the albums came through properly.

    I will check my backups for the missing table, and yeah, that is very concerning.

    In a worst case situation, it is possible to copy the XFMG tables and data from my August import? I preserved the vb ID's. Darn. this went without a single hitch in August.
  5. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    We would only be able to support or recommend using the importer in the normal way.
  6. Napalm_beach

    Napalm_beach Member

    I understand.

    These importers are _amazing_ and I really appreciate the attention to detail you guys put into them, as well as the quick responses here.

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