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MySQL down after latest cPanel upgrade

Discussion in 'Database Discussions' started by BlueSteam, Oct 2, 2016.

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  1. BlueSteam

    BlueSteam Well-Known Member

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    Hello,

    Seems the cPanel update has broken MySQL on my server. It won't start. I have opened a ticket with my host but they seem very slow these days. I'm hoping someone can give me direction in how to resolve this?

    If I go to the services page on cPanel, it says MySQL is down.

    I try restarting it but no luck. Any assistance would be appreciatd.

    Thanks

    Attached is the restart output log.
     

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  2. dalem

    dalem Well-Known Member
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    I would first check the usual culprits
    1. ownership of the /var/lib/mysql folder make sure all is owned by mysql
    2. /etc/my.cnf
    3. tail your /var/lib/mysql/servername.err for more clues

    as you txt file only tells anyone reading it that it did not start (we all ready know that)
     
  3. cPanelMichael

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    Hello,

    Yes, as mentioned in the previous post, the MySQL error log is the best place to start. Could you review /var/lib/mysql/$hostname.err and let us know the output when attempting to start MySQL.

    Thank you.
     
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