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Old 04-10-2003, 07:06 AM   #1
Citizen Bleys
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MySQL frig-up


I suffered an error that crashed my browser while I was writing to the database on a php/MySQL-driven message board (Not the same as LQ.org is using, but one written by a high-school student in Québec), and now the board doesn't work anymore.

In phpMyAdmin, the "posts" table is listed as "in use"...I'm assuming that I aquired a lock on the db for writing, and then the browser crashed before the lock could be released

Does anybody know how to force that lock to be released? I can't use the db again until it is.

(If it's relevant, I'm using whatever version of MySQL came with Red Hat 8)
 
Old 04-10-2003, 12:49 PM   #2
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Why not just restart mysql, will that not work? If you are using redhat should be as easy as 'mysqld restart'
 
  


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