Posts Tagged ‘ drupal ’

Drupal Hell: Video thumbs not generating

Nov 26th, 2012 | By

Well this was a good one, and the solution is insanely easy and simple.  Go and check the path to ffmpeg in your video transcoder setting.  When transfering over from my old server the path was /usr/local/bin/ffmpeg (bsd) and on my current debian server it is /usr/bin/ffmpeg so yeeeaaaa that will screw you up something
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Drupal users – Get Views Bulk Operations

Aug 16th, 2012 | By

This isn’t an installation guide or anything like that, it’s just a piece of advice seroquel price.  Go out and get the get the Views bulk operations module.. It will save you more time than I can imagine changing taxonomy terms in bulk and doing other batch operations on your content nodes.



Uploading Batch files produces PHP fatal error / 500 error when clicking on ‘Next Step’ in Drupal 6

Aug 3rd, 2012 | By

So, new install of drupal based on an existing install led to this lovely error when testing out the image upload process: PHP Fatal error:  Unsupported operand types in imagecache/imagecache.module on line 902. Upgrading it to the latest dev version didn’t fix the issue but it seems to all come down to fUpload being hopelessly out
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Complete Drupal install suddenly starts forwarding to install.php

Aug 2nd, 2012 | By

So this was a little bit of a doozy that stumped me today but a simple retrace my steps routine quickly brought me to the source of the problem.  After following the security message in the status page to make sure my /sites/default directory wasn’t writable I chmodded it 444, assuming that would work.. Well
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Cant’ delete menu items in Drupal

Aug 1st, 2012 | By

So today I was installing drupal on a new domain based on a skeleton install I setup so that I could replicate our CMS across different domains for different divisions in my company.  Anyways when doing so I noticed that I wasn’t able to delete some of the menu items created by previous taxonomy. I
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Cron run failed error in Drupal 6

Mar 14th, 2012 | By

So I encountered this problem today and thought I’d share the solution.  So this is most likely going to happen to you on a shared server where your procs get killed if they are running hot for too long. The server where I host my drupal site is one of these and I my happens
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Getting views_slideshow_galleria to work with Drupal

Nov 21st, 2011 | By

Wow, this was a 4 hour joyride today.  I wanted to setup galleria today, which is this awesome slideshow/gallery script that has a drupal module.  I got views slideshow working in a matter of minutes but as soon as I installed galleria and changed my slideshow type to that it dissapeared off the main page..
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Drupal Fun: Auto generating playlist thumbnails from videos

Nov 20th, 2011 | By

Another exciting hurdle crossed in the Drupal world!  I’ve recently installed the Mediafront module to drupal so that I can have dynamic video playlists for specific users based on content being uploaded in their name.  It took a tiny bit of fiddling to get it all setup in views, nothing worth mentioning here that’s not mentioned
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Error 101 upload (net::ERR_CONNECTION_RESET) when Uploading large files on Drupal

Nov 8th, 2011 | By

Wow, now this was one of those problems that really makes you want to put your head through a wall. Soo, I was uploading a large file to my CMS through drupal and at about 35%(of a 40MB file) I would get booted to an error page with the following message.  I looked high and
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Drupal Nightmare #1: Imagecache not generating thumbs

May 11th, 2011 | By

Holy good god almight this was a nightmare, the biggest problem i’ve had with drupal to date, a 13 hour marathon just to figure this beast out.. ugh.. So if you’re having troubles with Imagecache not properly generating thumbnails for you, it keeps on referring to directories like files/imagecache/presetName/ that dont’ exist then you might
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