[Setup] Problem migrating from Plone 2.05 to 3.1.7 (resent)

Mayank Mathur mayankmathur at tetrain.com
Sat Nov 22 07:03:18 UTC 2008

just to get into details, also copy Products/ dir from your older 
version and move it to your new version alongwth Data.fs. Also , check 
for permissions and ownership

Mayank Mathur

aprati wrote:
> Hi there, 
> I'm really in trouble, pls help. I've recently updated a very old (but often
> used) site in which Plone 2.0.5 had been installed. Data.fs file was 2.5 GB! 
> Anyway, I finally decided to update Plone to the latest version, but I was
> not aware of the correct procedure, so I installed the 3.1.7 by using the
> Windows installer (the PC has Windows Server 2003). The problem is that the
> plone 3.1.7 cannot read the Data.fs. It gave me an error on global_defines.
> I spent some time in trying to understand what I need to change to get it
> working. At the end, I decided to roll back to Plone 2.0.5... BUT IT DOES
> NOT WORK ANYMORE. It seems as the Data.fs has been corrupted. 
> After installing back Plone 2.0.5 I simply copied the 2.5 GB Data.fs file to
> overwrite the installed Data.fs on PLONE/Data/var. Am I wrong? 
> Can anyone help me and let me know how I can recover the Data.fs file and/or
> import it in whichever version of Plone??? 
> Thank you very much 
> Andrea

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