[CentOS] MySQL stale socket

Fri Dec 20 15:50:58 UTC 2013
Paul Heinlein <heinlein at madboa.com>

On Fri, 20 Dec 2013, Luigi Rosa wrote:

> I can confirm that this is a bug added to the latest releases og MySQL.
> I tested it only in VM (both VMware and XEN).
> How to reproduce.
> * start a CentOS VM with MySQL
> * abruptly turn the VM off (not shutdown, of course)
> * restart VM
> * MySQL starts but the connections via /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock do not work

I've seen this too, and not just on VMs.

Paul Heinlein
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