[SOLVED][Drupal Errors] Got a packet bigger than 'max_allowed_packet' " error
Many Drupal users received a "Got a packet bigger than 'max_allowed_packet' " error in their Drupal sites. If you are facing the same situation in your Drupal site then read on to find out the solution.
The root cause of the error is likely to be your Drupal site's MySQL server. You will need to increase the maximum allowed packet size. To fix the error follow the steps below.
- The easiest way to fix this error is to install the Drupal Tweaks module.
- More advanced users can go to
in the host server running Drupal.
- From there open the my.cnf file using the text editor.
max_allowed_packet = 16M
and change it to
max_allowed_packet = 32M
- Next restart MySQL server using
sudo /etc/init.d/mysql stop
followed by a
sudo /etc/init.d/mysql start
Next go to http://your-domain-name-here.com/admin/drupal_tweaks and increase the 'max_allowed_packet' memory limit.
Hope that helps.
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