Last night I ran a new backup scripts that did a mysql dump of all data. Today the server was running fine, and then started to loose connection to certain tables. When I tried service mysqld restart it gave me an error:
"chown: cannot access `/var/lib/mysql\r': No such file or directory"
. With that \r it looked as if a file was in the wrong format.
I opened the the /etc/my.cnf and set the format to unix with:
and saved it.
Now restarting the mysqld gives me:
Timeout error occurred trying to start MySQL Daemon.
The /etc/my.cnf file error log is pointing to /var/log/mysqld.log but that is blank.
I also tried setting the
Thanks for any direction on this. Would removing mysql and reinstalling it help? I'm keeping that as a last resort if it's just a file or setting problem. The script I ran just used a simple
mysqldump --user=myuser --password=mypass--all-databases --add-drop-table > /media/usbdisk/WebBackups/tmp_backup/backup.sql
What permission should etc/my.cnf have and should it be owned by root?
Also, if I do status check on mysqld it says it's running... but fails to start.
Thanks for any help.