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From:Maurice Volaski Date:September 12 2007 5:59pm
Subject:Is bad hardware confusing MySQL and InnoDB?
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Some processes on a server (64-bit Gentoo Linux with MySQL 5.0.44), 
which seemed to be related to I/O on LVM volumes hung and it was 
necessary to force reboot it. The mysql data was not on an LVM volume 
though it still may have been affected since over time, more and more 
processes became unresponsive. While fsck recovered the journal and 
detected no problems on any volume, at least one database was not 

070911 23:40:34  InnoDB: Page checksum 3958948568, 
prior-to-4.0.14-form checksum 2746081740
InnoDB: stored checksum 2722580120, prior-to-4.0.14-form stored 
checksum 2746081740
InnoDB: Page lsn 0 491535, low 4 bytes of lsn at page end 491535
InnoDB: Page number (if stored to page already) 199,
InnoDB: space id (if created with >= MySQL-4.1.1 and stored already) 0
InnoDB: Page may be an index page where index id is 0 17
InnoDB: Also the page in the doublewrite buffer is corrupt.
InnoDB: Cannot continue operation.

Is it wrong to expect InnoDB to have avoided this or does it suggest 
that it couldn't have, i.e., a hardware defect?

Maurice Volaski, mvolaski@stripped
Computing Support, Rose F. Kennedy Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Is bad hardware confusing MySQL and InnoDB?Maurice Volaski12 Sep
  • Re: Is bad hardware confusing MySQL and InnoDB?Jeremy Cole14 Sep