mysqld won't start

Aldo Foot lunixer at gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 01:15:58 UTC 2008


On Jan 31, 2008 4:34 PM, Dave Stevens <geek at uniserve.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have mysql installed in my F7 x86-64 system. When I try to use the System |
> Administration | Server Settings and highlight mysqld and click on start I
> get a delay and
>
> "mysqld failed. The error was: Timeout error occurred trying to start MySQL
> Daemon.
> Starting MySQL:  [FAILED]"
>
> This is less informative than I would like it to be.
>
> /var/log/mysqld.log ends with:
>
> 080131 16:19:46  mysqld ended
>
> 080131 16:25:55  mysqld started
> 080131 16:25:55  InnoDB: Database was not shut down normally!
> InnoDB: Starting crash recovery.
> InnoDB: Reading tablespace information from the .ibd files...
> InnoDB: Restoring possible half-written data pages from the doublewrite
> InnoDB: buffer...
> 080131 16:25:55  InnoDB: Starting log scan based on checkpoint at
> InnoDB: log sequence number 0 36808.
> InnoDB: Doing recovery: scanned up to log sequence number 0 43655
> 080131 16:25:55  InnoDB: Starting an apply batch of log records to the
> database.
> ..
> InnoDB: Progress in percents: 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
> 24
>  25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
> 5
> 1 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76
> 77
> 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99
> InnoDB: Apply batch completed
> 080131 16:25:56  InnoDB: Started; log sequence number 0 43655
> 080131 16:25:56 [ERROR] Fatal error: Can't open and lock privilege tables:
> Table
>  'mysql.host' doesn't exist
> 080131 16:25:56  mysqld ended
>
> I don't know what this means or what to do about it. I have searched for
> mysql.host and it seems not to be present. Ideas?
>
>
> Dave
>
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See if this will save you some time and effort:
Try removing the server and then reinstall it.
   yum remove mysql-server
   yum install mysql-server

~af




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