[TYPO3-english] Update of late 4.7.x to 6.0 or 6.1

HocomAdvies [  Wiechert Hooghwinkel ] info at hocom-advies.nl
Thu Mar 28 11:41:20 CET 2013


I did an update recently from a version 4.6.1. to version 6.0.4 on a test-system. I experienced some troubles.

1. White screen problem. This was mainly the result of not updating the extensions before starting with updating towards 6.0.4.
2. One of the scary things I found out after the update off powermail (which coused the white screen probs) was that the forms created where no longer working in the newest version. The solution i found advised for this, is to create a new form with the updated powermail. So note all the settings, etc which you did in the powermail before updat to a newer version becouse they are no longer there.

3.Also I had some problems with realUrl not working properly. Suddenly giving an RealURL error: unable to determine rootpage_id for the current domain. This problem dissolved after some time waiting (deleting the cache files etc.). But still appears when I use the url without the www.part.com so part.com results in the error. 

4. An other strange thing is in the backend. pages are not refrehing when for example adding a new Content Element to a page. Nothing shows up the page stays white/ empty. Same thing when using the extension manager. Some actions keep the manager just showing the work in progress circle and nothing is happening anymore. 

How to resolve these two things point 3 and 4 ? Thanks.

My system: including Templavoila,  PHP/5.3.3-7+squeeze15 - mysql versie 5.1.66  versie typo3 4.6.1. 

Best Regards,

Wiechert Hooghwinkel

 Op 28 mrt. 2013, om 11:06 heeft Xavier Perseguers het volgende geschreven:

> Hi,
>> I am still on 4.7.x, because Gridelements wasn't ready for 6.x. Now it
> gridelements2 is available from Forge and is compatible with 6.x. It is
> not yet bullet proof but works! Trick: you just have to checkout branch
> 2-0 because master is empty :)
>> is and I would like to try the update. In earlier years it was a good
>> strategy to update in small steps, like 4.7.x -> 6.0 -> 6.1. On the
>> other hand, this 6.0 release came with a big bang, and an avalanche of
>> problems for migrated sites, which might have been solved in 6.1.
> Fixes have all been backported to 6.0 so simply use a current 6.0
> (6.0.4) and you should be fine.
>> Could you recommend an update path? I'm not talking about a production
>> site, so I'm allowed to take some risks.
> Make sure all of your extensions are up-to-date, backup your website+DB
> (as usual) and try...
> Kind regards
> -- 
> Xavier Perseguers
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