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This is the infamous error:
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If you see this, the database is very unhappy, but at least MediaWiki is still alive and knows about it.
Cannot connect to database
I haven't solved this for myself yet, but you should look into it following the same way I did.
- Check out the apache2 error log. If you're on ubuntu this was at "/var/log/apache2/error.log" by default when I wrote this.
- In my case, I got the following error .... "MySQL server has gone away in" .... followed by .... Error reading result set's header in ......
- This was supposedly caused by connection problems. Search those two terms and you should see several different places where people address it. Good luck!