As I must have exceeded my amount of consecutive postings in my Tags View thread, and this can stand alone as a separate topic anyway, here goes:
In my ongoing crusade to find a cure for my Tags View problem, although everything says the drive that contains my database is healthy, as I have tried just about every other thing that I could think of, I decided to give migrating the database to a different a try.
I made me a folder for the database to reside, went to the database migration dialogue, browsed to my new folder, and ran the migration process.
After a bit, a digiKam4 database file appeared; then, a second file showed up – journal something or other.
After a few hours, a pop-up told me that the task had completed successfully.
At this point, the journal file had disappeared and there was only the digiKam4 file; there were no thumbnails or recognition files; I thought …well, I guess it needs to restart.
I restarted digiKam and it was as if I hadn’t done a thing in all of those hours; both path addresses in the migration dialogue had the path to my original folder.
I went nosing around and in Configure digiKam I found a database settings dialogue; I browsed to my new folder and clicked Okay.
A notice popped up that said I did not have write access; I most certainly did have write access.
I investigated and sure enough I had full control; I gave “Everyone” full control just for good measure.
Tried again and got the same message = no write access.
I investigated again and I cannot see any way anywhere that I could provide more permissions than are already there.
I restarted the machine = still no go.
Am I missing a trick or what am I doing wrong ?
I have read and reread the manual and no help there that I could see.