Re: mysql error when posting a new article

[I decided to trim out the increasingly long reply thread. This is regarding the message originally posted by Ian Holsman on July 11]

Regarding the MySQL timeout issues, I was having the same trouble
yesterday after updating to the newest svn (1120 at the time, am now
running 1123). I seem to have resolved the issue without setting the
ActiveRecord MySQL timeout. The problem ended up being that I needed
to install/upgrade to the newest MySQL driver gem (version 2.7). I’m
running on Debian, so my path to the mysql_config is non-standard (or
at least not what the gem installer expects by default). This worked
for me:

sudo gem install mysql –

After installing this and restarting my Mongrel cluster, I am able to
post again successfully. Hope this helps!