Michael Dykman wrote:
> Given the new hardware, I'm now suspecting the RAID controller. I have
> seen misconfigured RAIDs or bad RAID drivers take out a server in just
> such a manner. I had a debian server connected to an EMC SAN.. As
> debian isn't supported, we had this open-source driver which gave us
> no end of problems.
> If a logical drive acts up or does something unexpected, MySQL could
> react to that in a manner consistent with what you are seeing in your
Shouldn't/wouldn't the filesystem complain first? There is a lot of
activity on the filesystem, mysql is just a tiny part of it.
> I would be tempted to put the hardware through a stress test. I know
> that's not much help.
I really have no reason to suspect the hardware. It's new, but it's
been running in "burn-in" mode for about a month (although not with
much load, mostly idling). I might as well suspect the mysql build and
try upgrading to a newer one.
/Per Jessen, Zürich