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[resolved] Installation errors "Failed to open stream..." WP 2.0 Fresh Install (3 posts)

  1. midnightferret
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Hello,

    I unzipped the package and edited the wp_config.php as per the instructions.

    I got this error when opening install.php in my browser:

    Warning: main(/home/ferret/www/wordpress/wp-settings.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/ferret/www/wordpress/wp-config.php on line 20

    Fatal error: main(): Failed opening required '/home/ferret/www/wordpress/wp-settings.php' (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php') in /home/ferret/www/wordpress/wp-config.php on line 20

    My server is Gentoo, using Apache, and MySql and the databases are created and entered in the wp_config.php file.

    The path /usr/lib/php would be wrong to look for the file "wp_config.php" in, if that's what it's doing? What am I missing or doing wrong here? I have looked in the documentation to try to find the answer to this question, but maybe I have been looking in the wrong places?

  2. midnightferret
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    oh yes, sorry, dir is http://www.midnightferret.com/wordpress/

    so I go to http://www.midnightferret/wordpress/install.php

    Oh yes, and line 20 of wp-config.php looks like this:

    require_once(ABSPATH.'wp-settings.php');
    where "ABSPATH" is defined in line 19:
    define('ABSPATH', dirname(__FILE__).'/');

  3. midnightferret
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    if anyone loves me, they will help me....

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