[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #54579: WordPress database error Unknown column 'wp_' in 'field list'

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#54579: WordPress database error Unknown column 'wp_' in 'field list'
 Reporter:  maythamalsudany  |      Owner:  (none)
     Type:  defect (bug)     |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal           |  Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  General          |    Version:  5.8.2
 Severity:  normal           |   Keywords:
  Focuses:                   |
 When trying to install WordPress (setup-config.php), after entering the
 database details and pressing 'Submit', WordPress says that 'There has
 been a critical error on this website.'

 Apache's error log:
 [php:error] [pid 18811] [client] PHP Fatal error:
 Uncaught mysqli_sql_exception: Unknown column 'wp_' in 'field list' in
 Stack trace:
 #0 /var/www/mylocalsite.com/wp-includes/wp-db.php(2056): mysqli_query()
 #1 /var/www/mylocalsite.com/wp-includes/wp-db.php(1945): wpdb->_do_query()
 #2 /var/www/mylocalsite.com/wp-admin/setup-config.php(317): wpdb->query()
 #3 {main}
   thrown in /var/www/mylocalsite.com/wp-includes/wp-db.php on line 2056,
 referer: http://mylocalsite.com/wp-admin/setup-config.php?step=1

 I am running Ubuntu 20.04, PHP 8.1.0, MySQL 8.0.27, Apache 2.4.41

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/54579>
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