The documentation for moveable type says I need the path to mysql. Is this available at Dreamhost - not the domain for it - but the actual path.
It wasn’t necessary when I installed MT 2.5 or when I upgraded to 2.6 and then 2.6.2. I don’t know about a new 2.6.2 install, though.
In case you didn’t see this link in other threads, my install notes are at http://www.wombatnation.com/misc/installMTDreamHost.html. The database config info that I needed for the actual install is in the section titled “Edit Main Config and Password File”.
I don’t get it. I unzipped everything and edited the files as the installation instructions detail. But I am getting 500 errors when I run mt-check.cgi. I looked at the troubleshooting guide and I verified that all cgi files have the right permissions. I have no idea what’s up.
That’s odd. I just tested FTPing mt-check.cgi up to my server in binary mode instead of ASCII, and even that worked fine. Well, I first forgot to chmod it, and that gave me an Internal Server 500 error. After I set the permissions with chmod 755, I was able to review the output from the cgi file without a problem.
Random debugging ideas:
- Open the file on the server in a text editor like emacs, vim, or nano to make sure it looks like normal perl code
- If you’re not sure what to look for with suggestion 1) above, type “head mt-check.cgi” (without the quotes) at a shell prompt in your mt directory and verify that the first couple lines are:
Copyright 2001-2003 Six Apart. This code cannot be redistributed without
permission from www.movabletype.org.[/code]3) At a shell prompt, type “file mt-check.cgi” and verify that you get back
mt-check.cgi: perl script text executable4) At a shell prompt, type “ls -l mt-check.cgi” and verify that you get back
-rwxr-xr-xat the beginning of the listing.
Also, do any other cgi scripts work for you?