Solved

red hat: mysql won't start

Posted on 2007-03-19
3
683 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I'm running Red Hat Enterprise ES 4, and all of a sudden, my MySQL server won't start.  Where should I start looking for issues?  I'm clueless at this point.
0
Comment
Question by:theamzngq
3 Comments
 
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

by:
todd_farmer earned 500 total points
ID: 18751781
Start by looking in the server error log ([hostname].err in your data directory).  Have you recently enabled SELinux?
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:str_kani
ID: 18814792
http://www.washington.edu/computing/web/publishing/mysql-install.html
go down in this page and look at the troubleshooting section...

* To restart mysql server
# /etc/init.d/mysqld restart

Tip: Redhat Linux also supports service command, which can be use to start, restart, stop any service:
# service mysqld start
# service mysqld stop
# service mysqld restart
(B) If you are using mysql on Debian Linux then use following command:

* To start mysql server:
# /etc/init.d/mysql start

* To stop mysql server:
# /etc/init.d/mysql stop

* To restart mysql server
# /etc/init.d/mysql restart
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:theamzngq
ID: 18816901
turns out it was out of disk space.  The bin logs filled it up.  I've turned logging off.  Thanks, guys!
0

Featured Post

What is SQL Server and how does it work?

The purpose of this paper is to provide you background on SQL Server. It’s your self-study guide for learning fundamentals. It includes both the history of SQL and its technical basics. Concepts and definitions will form the solid foundation of your future DBA expertise.

Join & Write a Comment

Fore-Foreword Today (2016) Maxmind has a new approach to the distribution of its data sets.  This article may be obsolete.  Instead of using the examples here, have a look at the MaxMind API (https://www.maxmind.com/en/geolite2-developer-package). …
Foreword This is an old article.  Instead of using the MySQL extension that was used in the original code examples, please choose one of the currently supported database extensions instead.  More information is available here: MySQLi / PDO (http://…
This video discusses moving either the default database or any database to a new volume.
Access reports are powerful and flexible. Learn how to create a query and then a grouped report using the wizard. Modify the report design after the wizard is done to make it look better. There will be another video to explain how to put the final p…

747 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

11 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now