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From:Michael Widenius Date:September 22 1999 1:43pm
Subject:mysqld zombie on SMP x86 libc5 system
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>>>>> "Stefan" == Stefan Olsson <stefan@stripped> writes:

Stefan> Have been running the 3.22.14b version with some problems on a dual PII
Stefan> 450 (Gigabyte motherboard), Slackware 3.6 with kernel 2.2.4 SMP support
Stefan> and linuxthreads 0.71 for quite some time.
Stefan> Recently i installed a new system with the same type of motherboard,
Stefan> same Slackware and the same linuxthreads BUT version 3.22.26a and
Stefan> suddenly the problem, that has occured a few times over the last year on
Stefan> the first machine, happens all the time:
Stefan> - The mysqld restarts for no obvious reasons every 10 minutes or so
Stefan> (writes an entry in the .err file  mysqld restarted on  Wed Sep 22
Stefan> 09:41:43 CEST 1999
Stefan> /usr/local/libexec/mysqld: ready for connections)
Stefan> - The mysqld goes zombie and can not be killed (except by using -9)

Stefan> I have tried to map this behavior to a specific query, but without any
Stefan> luck.

Stefan> Any ideas of where to begin this hunt?


Compile MYSQL with --with-debug and run this under 'gdb' to find where 
MySQL dies.

A backtrace ('back' in gdb) should provide a lot of information why it 
doesn't work.


mysqld zombie on SMP x86 libc5 systemStefan Olsson22 Sep
  • Re: mysqld zombie on SMP x86 libc5 systemsem22 Sep
  • mysqld zombie on SMP x86 libc5 systemMichael Widenius22 Sep