And I didn’t even understand what it was this morning.
I’ve been thinking of moving my websites over to Nearly Free Speech, because I’m kind of sick of A Small Orange’s downtime issues. But it turns out that Nearly Free Speech never, ever turn off safe mode. And I really kind of need WordPress to be able to write to the server, a thing which safe mode is extremely reluctant to allow. I’ve been trying for four hours to make it work, because I keep thinking I’m mere seconds away from a breakthrough – ’cause, see, according to this page, just changing the whole install’s group to “web” ought to fix the problem. But even though I’m allegedly supposed to have shell access when I do the whole SSH thing, and be able to do that, I still get nonsense-sleep-talk error messages when I try to change files’ groups and users.
I was kind of hoping that writing that paragraph might inspire me to a solution, but it’s not happening.
Fuck it. I’m going to go read manga where vampires go to high school.