General Error SQL ERROR [mysqli]

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General Error SQL ERROR [mysqli]

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Which database type/version are you using? MySQL 5
What is your level of experience? New to PHP but not phpBB
When did your problem begin? I'm unsure how long it has been occurring, it was pointed out to me today by a member of the forum who also mentioned she received it a lot on another site that ran phpbb3
Please describe your problem. The member reported she received the error when browsing the forum and that it appears randomly. The error message reads -

"General Error SQL ERROR [ mysqli ] Lost connection to MySQL server at 'reading authorization packet', system error: 104 [2013] An sql error occurred while fetching this page. Please contact an administrator if this problem persists."
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Re: General Error SQL ERROR [mysqli]

Post by Mick »

There's a similar problem here: ... #p11674965 item 2.

Basically it says it's most likely a host problem with the database.
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