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4 June 2010 at 12:49am Last edited: 4 June 2010 4:33am
Noob here -- I'm a long-time Frontpage user and just trying to join the CMS party.
Running Vista, I successfully completed the Windows Platform Installer steps and everything went well .... until SS tried to install, and failed.
The attached screenshot shows it all. I also have the webpi log if that would be helpful.
Where do I go from here?
Try it again?
4 June 2010 at 10:05am
Could you click "View log here" (I guess both of them) and paste the log here on this thread?
4 June 2010 at 11:13am
Not sure what you meant by "both of them" since I only saw one ... But I'm attaching the webpi log from the installation.
Thanks for your help,
4 June 2010 at 2:46pm
Looks like it had problems downloading certain files. Could you try the installation again?
4 June 2010 at 9:37pm
Sure, I can try it again.
Two questions, tho:
1. Shall I uninstall everything and start from scratch?
2. If not, how do I isolate just the SS install portion (since it's kicked off from the WPI)?
7 June 2010 at 7:01am
It seems that Sean has gone AWOL ... Can anyone answer my questions?
To repeat, to "try again" on the install, does it mean I have to uninstall everything and start from scratch?
Or is there a way to bypass all that and try to reinstall SS by itself?
I'm on the verge of dropping the whole subject, so if you can help, I'll appreciate it.
7 June 2010 at 3:13pm
Have you tried just running the WebPI and installing SilverStripe again (without uninstalling anything)?
7 June 2010 at 10:32pm
Actually, I did, Sean. However, I ran into warnings that made me stop and ask two simple questions in an effort to save myself some work and ensure good communication.
While waiting, I proceeded with the install, seeing screens that bore only slight resemblance to the screens provided by the SS people here: http://doc.silverstripe.org/installation-on-windows-pi
(I'm guessing that's because the installation is aimed at Win 7 people, not the Vista users.)
After seeing the "Congratulations! You've successfully installed ..." message, I clicked Finish and looked for a way to launch Silverstripe.
I'm still looking. I don't know how to launch SS and I see no executable that would indicate a way to launch it.
But, I've learned this much: the SS installation and support process is unrefined and needs work.
I know you're busy, so there's no need to answer -- I'm moving on to a different CMS now.
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