[Bioperl-l] Intermittent MySQL problems on BioPerl wiki

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Thu Nov 30 14:11:47 EST 2006

I'm seeing some MySQL errors on the Bioperl wiki (using Firefox 2 and

Database error
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A database query syntax error has occurred. This may indicate a bug in the
software. The last attempted database query was:

    (SQL query hidden)

from within function "MediaWikiBagOStuff::_doquery". MySQL returned error
"1205: Lock wait timeout exceeded; try restarting transaction (localhost)".

This occurs intermittently when editting pages, logging in, etc.  Also,
pages loading to the browser seem much slower.

Christopher Fields
Postdoctoral Researcher - Switzer Lab
Dept. of Biochemistry
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 

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