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MySQL Slow Query Issue

Discussion in 'Database Discussion' started by Bashed, Jul 31, 2018.

  1. Bashed

    Bashed Well-Known Member

    Dec 18, 2013
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    Upgraded to WHMCS 7.6 and now it's slow loading pages. Their support suggested enabling slow query log for MySQL which I tried, but it failed.

    Tried these steps:

    Add following to following to /etc/my.cnf file on server.
    # vi /etc/my.cnf
    After that, do the following commands to create the file with the right ownership and file permissions
    # touch /var/lib/mysql/slow.log
    # chmod 660 /var/lib/mysql/slow.log
    # chown mysql:mysql /var/lib/mysql/slow.log
    Restart the mysql server and check the logs in /var/lib/mysql/slow.log.
    Looked like this first few lines...

    [root@server log]# service mysql restart
    Restarting mysql (via systemctl):  Job for mariadb.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl status mariadb.service" and "journalctl -xe" for details.
    [root@server log]# systemctl status mariadb.service
    ● mariadb.service - MariaDB 10.2.16 database server
       Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/mariadb.service; enabled; vendor preset: disabled)
      Drop-In: /etc/systemd/system/mariadb.service.d
               └─migrated-from-my.cnf-settings.conf, protecthome.conf
       Active: active (running) since Tue 2018-07-31 17:17:43 EDT; 12s ago
         Docs: man:mysqld(8)
      Process: 26310 ExecStartPost=/bin/sh -c systemctl unset-environment _WSREP_START_POSITION (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
      Process: 26144 ExecStartPre=/bin/sh -c [ ! -e /usr/bin/galera_recovery ] && VAR= ||   VAR=`/usr/bin/galera_recovery`; [ $? -eq 0 ]   && systemctl set-environment _WSREP_START_POSITION=$VAR || exit 1 (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
      Process: 26141 ExecStartPre=/bin/sh -c systemctl unset-environment _WSREP_START_POSITION (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
     Main PID: 26277 (mysqld)
       Status: "Taking your SQL requests now..."
       CGroup: /system.slice/mariadb.service
               └─26277 /usr/sbin/mysqld
    Jul 31 17:17:40 systemd[1]: Starting MariaDB 10.2.16 database server...
    Jul 31 17:17:41 mysqld[26277]: 2018-07-31 17:17:41 140651937720512 [Note] Using unique option prefix 'sort_buffer' is error-prone and ... instead.
    Jul 31 17:17:41 mysqld[26277]: 2018-07-31 17:17:41 140651937720512 [Note] Using unique option prefix 'read_buffer' is error-prone and ... instead.
    Jul 31 17:17:41 mysqld[26277]: 2018-07-31 17:17:41 140651937720512 [Note] /usr/sbin/mysqld (mysqld 10.2.16-MariaDB) starting as process 26277 ...
    Jul 31 17:17:43 systemd[1]: Started MariaDB 10.2.16 database server.
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    No one?
    #1 Bashed, Jul 31, 2018
    Last edited by a moderator: Aug 1, 2018
  2. cPanelLauren

    cPanelLauren Forums Analyst II Staff Member

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    Hello @Bashed

    It appears that MariaDB is started based on the output you're showing. I should also point out that it is MariaDB you're running not MySQL so the proper command to run to restart it will be:

    Though it does still use /etc/my.cnf and MariaDB gives instructions on how to enable this: Slow Query Log Overview
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