If you ever run into the following error while installing Magento:
PHP message: PHP Fatal error: Call to a member function insert() on a non-object in .../app/code/core/Mage/Core/Model/Resource/Resource.php on line 133
Check to ensure you have the
local.xml.template file in your
This got me once while moving the code base from my development to test environment and then trying to install Magento from the test environment. My
.gitignore file was configured to ignore this file when I pulled it into the test server from my repository.