Same issue here, except I did not rebuild the index but I get the no 
results thing (side note, as with 1.7.21 the instant search still works 
just fine)

On Tuesday, May 27, 2014 9:26:54 PM UTC-4, Christian Wuerdig wrote:
> Hi,
> We always had trouble with the search largely due to this bug: 
> Now with 2.0 I tried the search again and it worked a little bit better - 
> instead of coming up with an error 500 I always got "No results"
> So I figured maybe I need to rebuild the index which I did with sudo 
> rb-site manage /var/www/codereview/ rebuild_index
> It warned me that it will delete all indices and then claimed "Indexing 1 
> review request" - hm, we have about 11,000+ review requests in the system 
> so that is a bit weird
> Also the search is now broken - I'm getting a server error 500 again and 
> the stack trace points to:
> IOError: The path to your Whoosh index '/var/www/codereview/index' is not 
>> writable for the current user/group.
> Typing something into the search box will yield perfectly good results 
> after a little while in the drop down (as long as what I'm looking for is 
> part of the Summary) just hitting enter on the search box won't work 
> properly.
> So my questions are:
> 1. How do I properly configure the search - mainly which user should own 
> the index? Apparently not root because that's what it is now and that's not 
> working.
> 2. How can I track down the indexing problem (in the sense that it claims 
> it can only index 1 request)?
> Cheers
> Christian

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