Adding to Prabhat alternatives, you can use --force to the mysqldump command
to ignore the errors and continue taking backup.
Regarding the error, we need to check whether the table is present or not
and the engine type specifically.
On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 3:31 AM, Prabhat Kumar <aim.prabhat@stripped>wrote:
> correct. mysqldump by default has --lock-tables enabled, which means it
> tries to lock all tables to be dumped before starting the dump. And doing
> LOCK TABLES t1, t2, ... for really big number of tables will inevitably
> exhaust all available file descriptors, as LOCK needs all tables to be
> Workarounds: --skip-lock-tables will disable such a locking completely.
> Alternatively, --lock-all-tables will make mysqldump to use FLUSH TABLES
> WITH READ LOCK which locks all tables in all databases (without opening
> them). In this case mysqldump will automatically disable --lock-tables
> because it makes no sense when --lock-all-tables is used. or try with add
> --single_transaction to your mysqldump command
> On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 9:49 AM, Dan Nelson <dnelson@stripped>
> > In the last episode (Sep 23), Shafi AHMED said:
> > > I have a mysql database of 200G size and the backup fails due to the
> > foll.
> > > Issue.
> > >
> > > mysqldump: Got error: 1017: Can't find file:
> > > './ssconsole/ss_requestmaster.frm' (errno: 24) when using LOCK TABLES
> > >
> > > Can someone assist pls.?
> > $ perror 24
> > OS error code 24: Too many open files
> > You need to bump up the max files limit in your OS. It may be defaulting
> > to
> > a small number like 1024. If you can't change that limit, edit your
> > and lower the table_open_cache number. You'll lose performance though,
> > since mysql will have to stop accessing some tables to open others.
> > http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/not-enough-file-handles.html
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