[wp-hackers] Lost categories upgrading to 2.5.1

Elliotte Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
Wed Apr 30 15:51:53 GMT 2008

DD32 wrote:
> It looks like certain tables havnt been created.
> Heres what i'd personally do:
> Check the permissions for the user that WordPress uses to connect to the 
> database and grant it Drop and Create Privledges (at least temporarily), 
> Set the db_version option in the database back to the 2.2.x value, and 
> then force another upgrade to take place.
> For the db_version: 
> http://codex.wordpress.org/FAQ_Installation#How_do_you_force_a_database_upgrade.3F 

Thanks. Once I set up the tables manually, that did seem to complete the 

I'm still having possible related problems involving comments as shown 
in this image:


There seem to be comments awaiting moderation, but I can't see them. In 
fact, I can't see any comments in the wp-admin panel at all except for 
what Akismet has caught. That is


always shows "No results found". I can see comments on individual post 
pages though. I have to do some more digging on that problem.

Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo at metalab.unc.edu
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