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fulltext search questions

Post by nathan.h » Mon Oct 05, 2009 6:37 pm

We've recently upgraded to phpBB 3.
Many of our users complained that "The new search feature stinks...".
Here is what they say:

"Every time I search it says that no posts contain that word"
"I was trying to do a search earlier for which I'd seen hundreds of posts before and now I only got 3 results, all irrelevant to what I wanted to find"
"I searched something the day before the change with literally hundreds of relevant results. Now if I do the exact same search, I get 8 and none are relevant!"

Any idea where this comes from?
We are using the default native fulltext search. Would MySQL fulltext help?

We have 981104 posts, 123598 topics.
Database size: 1.2 GiB
Database server: MySQL 4.1.22-log
Board version: 3.0.5


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Re: fulltext search questions

Post by hojko » Mon Jan 11, 2010 3:02 am

Same question...

Which is better (faster) for large board?


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