steve-plug at spwiz.com
Wed Feb 8 11:43:07 MST 2012
On 2/8/12 11:32 AM, Merrill Oveson wrote:
> My mysql database just shutdown today.
> I had to reboot the machine.
> Upon reboot I get the following:
> * Starting mysql ...
> * Strange, the socket file already exist in
> * it will be removed now and re-created by the MySQL server
> * BUT please make your checks.
> * Starting mysql (/etc/mysql/my.cnf)
> * MySQL NOT started (0)
> It says MsSQL not started. But it did start.
> Anybody know what's going on?
I believe that the init script checks the pid file (location varies by
distribution). I believe that safe_mysqld writes the pid file.
Also, because of what I assume was a hard reboot (MySQL didn't shut down
cleanly), it could take it a while to do crash recovery. It could be
just fine, but the init script wasn't patient enough waiting for it to
I would check your MySQL error logs, they may have some clues. They're
probably in /var/log/mysql.
Are you primarily using InnoDB or MyISAM?
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