[Koha] installing version 3 [batch loading]
Eric Lease Morgan
eric_morgan at infomotions.com
Mon Feb 25 12:53:17 NZDT 2008
On Feb 24, 2008, at 4:24 PM, Galen Charlton wrote:
>> Was the make process expected to create the database structure?
>> Did I
>> miss something?
> The database structure is created by the web installer, which is
> invoked the first time that you access the staff web interface (use
> the mysql database username and password to log in).
Thank you for the prompt rely, but now I need some hints batch
loading into version 3.0
I have (more or less) deleted my version 2.x of Koha and re-started
with version 3.0. I need to support millions of records, and
everybody desires faceted browse. I have installed version 3.0 using
the single user model. I have edited the koha-httpd.conf file so
Apache can find my installation. I can connect to both the
administrative and users interfaces. I tried using the Web interface
to stage and add 100 MARC records. Staging them seems to go just fine
but completing the staging seems to fall into an infinite loop. I
quit the process after about twenty minutes while my browser's status
bar tried to load hundreds of items. The % value never went above 0.
I then got Zebra up an running. I tried to connect to it using yaz-
client, but I was never successful. I tried some queries from the
admin interface but nothing was ever returned, yet the zebra server
logged some interactions. I tried using the commit_biblios_file.pl
script. It found my staged data, but again nothing seemed to get
imported. I then tried to use the bulkmarcimport.pl script. It
counted my 100 test records but they never seemed to get added to the
Again, what am I doing wrong? Have I not configured something? How
can I ultimately load my millions of records into version 3.x?
Finally, I think the version 3.x demo is really impressive! I like
the path this is taking. Faceted browse. Cover art. Web Services
interfaces. Very nice. The only thing I didn't see was spell check/
Did You Mean?
Eric Lease Morgan
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