TYPO3 Exception 1381847136


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Could not determine the current charset of the database.

Did you update MySQL last time and this exception occurred? First verify if MySQL can check the charsets by running the following SQL query:


If it shows you an error like Table 'performance_schema.session_variables' doesn't exist you can try to fix it by the console command:

mysql_upgrade -u root -p --force

After that, restart mysql.

reference: http://stackoverflow.com/q/31967527/1066240