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Fatal error

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Hi David,

I'm trying to send a PM but when I click send I get this message

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Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 8388608 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 5 bytes) in /home/sites/poem-n-verse.co.uk/public_html/includes/utf/data/utf_compatibility_decomp.php on line 2
I downloded utf_compatibility_decomp.php in to Notepad++ but all I see is one long line like this, only copied and pasted the first bit.

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<?php
$GLOBALS['utf_compatibility_decomp']=array(' '=>' ','¨'=>' ̈','ª'=>'a','¯'=>' ̄','²'=>'2','³'=>


What does it mean and how do I overcome the problem?

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Graham

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Re: Fatal error

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That's a server setting that's causing the error. I had a similar problem on one of my forums. The way I resolved it was by placing this in a .htaccess file locted in the forum's root:

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php_value memory_limit 16M

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Re: Fatal error

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Hi David,

Thanks for that, it's all working again now, must have been a glitch.
If it does it again I'll follow your advice and place an .htaccess file.

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Re: Fatal error

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Hi David

It's started again, where is the .htaccess file located I've turned on show hidden files but still can not find it.
Do I need to create one? and if I do where do I put it and is it just a txt file?

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Re: Fatal error

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If you don't see one in your forum's root folder then just create one in notepad. Simply add the code I posted above and save as .htaccess (note that you may need to remove .txt from the file name). Then upload to your forum's root and that should take care of it.

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Re: Fatal error

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Hi David

Did as you suggested, still getting the same error?

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Re: Fatal error

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Go to your System tab and into php info. What does memory_limit say there?

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Re: Fatal error

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Local Value 8M
Master Value 8M

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Re: Fatal error

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Doesn't look like they allow you to override that value... your host is going to be the one to allow it then... :?

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Re: Fatal error

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Thanks David ;)

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