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MySQL problem after kernel upgrade

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by platypus, Apr 25, 2006.

  1. platypus

    platypus Member

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    Errors after kernel upgrade

    I haven't found any reference to this problem elsewhere, so I think cPanel might be related to the issue.

    I run a Redhat (RHEL3) server on a dual xeon processor with the latest cPanel. Linux kernel is 2.4.21-20.0.1.ELsmp. I upgraded the kernel to fix a known iowait issue, using "up2date -uf kernel-smp". After a reboot, the new kernel is running, but MySQL won't run, complaining of a problem using/finding the mysql.sock file. I worked on that issue for an hour, even manually using touch, chmod and chown on the mysql.sock file in the correct directory to re-create the sock file, and then restarting MySQL via WHM. MySQL still won't work. Also related, is that after I install the new kernel, WHM starts complaining about an invalid license file or something, and provides a countdown until it re-attempts verification... once the countdown finishes, it "seems" to work ok. But MySQL won't go. When I revert to the older kernel and restart, everything works fine.

    Please help! I also heard there is a cPanel script for "fixing" certain MySQL issues. What do I do to fix this? THANKS!
    #1 platypus, Apr 25, 2006
    Last edited: Apr 25, 2006

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