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I have a module Media: YouTube which is being buggy when attempting to uninstall. I disabled it in the modules along with its dependencies, and when I go to the uninstall tab and perform the uninstall operation, it returns a blank screen. I go back to the module page, and it's still there (along with 3 other modules that need this one uninstalled first before the others can be removed).

Is there a general method of purging modules from the backend? I have full access to the server and database as well.

EDIT: Checked logs and found a PHP error:

[Thu Jan 19 13:12:21 2012] [error] [client 192.168.xxx.xxx] PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined function media_youtube_variable_default() in /var/www/drupal/sites/all/modules/media_youtube/media_youtube.install on line 19, referer: http://vulcan/drupal/?q=admin/modules/uninstall/confirm&render=overlay

Sounds like it's just a badly written module?

  • Have you followed the procedures for solving the Drupal WSOD (drupal.org/node/158043)? It sounds like you have a bigger issue than a buggy module. At the very least, you need to get an error message to diagnose what the problem is. – mpdonadio Jan 19 '12 at 19:26
  • Reading through your link, I checked my log files to find my edit above. – Mechaflash Jan 19 '12 at 19:31
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This is a known bug. Replace the module with the most recent DEV version, update, and then try uninstalling again

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