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mysql error message - max_allowed_packet

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Avatar Bill 1 post

Hi folks,
I’m getting this error message with Drupal6 – Got a packet bigger than ‘max_allowed_packet’ bytes query:.

The docs say the default is 1MB and research suggests I raise it to 8-18mb.

Question is how??


Avatar Beltrán Rueda Administrator 3,714 post(s)


Edit your php.ini file. You can find more info at

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