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Problem with installation: fatal error (6 posts)

  1. flannel
    Posted 18 years ago #

    I cannot fix this error:
    Database Tables Missing.
    The table flannelw77702::wp_site is missing. Delete the .htaccess file and run the installer again!
    Please check that your database contains the following tables:

    * wp_blogs
    * wp_users
    * wp_usermeta
    * wp_site
    * wp_sitemeta
    * wp_sitecategories

    If you suspect a problem please report it to support forums!

    my installation is in

    how can i fix this? Please report me a solution in a step by step how-to

  2. mistwist
    Posted 18 years ago #

    Ive git the same issue..

    I am also kind if cincerned that instruction are very vague.. for example "delete the .htaccess file" which .htaccess file there are several!

  3. toshiro
    Posted 18 years ago #

    I cannot fix this error , too.
    Normal WordPress was installed with no trobles.
    But MU met "Database Tables Missing."

    Please tell me what to do.

  4. jonimueller
    Posted 18 years ago #

    Here are some "gotchas" that I ran into.

    1. First, you will need to be sure that your web hosting account has Apache vhost and wildcard DNS activated. (Usually it's just a matter of sending them an email if these aren't available by default).

    2. Be sure your WPMU files are CHMODed to 777.

    3. Resist the temptation to rename htaccess.dist and wpmu-config.dist. Leave them be. Just be sure they (and all the other files in the installation) are CHMODDED to 777 WPMU will do the rest.

    4. Be sure there is NO .htaccess file sitting in your root already. That's why WPMU provides its own htaccess.dist. So delete or rename any .htaccess file already present.

    5. You should already have a database set up, and a user assigned to that database. You will need to supply WPMU with this information.

    6. To proceed with the installation, go here:


    7. Hopefully, if all went well, you can now login to your newly minted install of WPMU.

    8. EDIT THIS FILE: In your wpmu/admin folder, there is a file called wp-newblog.php. You need to change the text in there where it tells the new user that his/her new blog will be at [username].WORDPRESS.COM to whatever your domain is.

    Hope this helps someone else.

    Joni Mueller

  5. toshiro
    Posted 18 years ago #

    Thanks Joni Mueller

    It was not possible to solve it though it tried.
    However, it makes an effort.

    Thank you !

  6. jmartyniak
    Posted 18 years ago #

    I have the same problem. The table where created in the DB and I don't have .htaccess file. Also I am using Mysql 5.0.15. I tried what was suggested in one of the other posts. And nothing seemed to work. Any suggestions would be helpful.

    Thank you,


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