In the last episode (Aug 02), bmpittma@stripped said:
> I'm new to the list so please forgive me if this problem has already
> been solved.
> I've been using MySQL for development for sometime. Up until now I've
> been using MyISAM tables. I've decided to switch to InnoDB because
> some table files (*.MYD) are approaching the OS limit.
You can use the special RAID table type to overcome that.
> I get the above error (139) when trying to enter a moderately sized
> (~ 23k) into a text column. This error also occurs on sparc running
> Solaris 2.5.
InnodDB currently has an ~8k size limit on rows.
> Has anyone else experienced this? Is there a workaround?
It will be fixed eventually, but for now you might have to put your
TEXT fields in a separate MYISAM table.