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From:Paul DuBois Date:April 2 2000 8:53pm
Subject:Re: MySQL strangeness...
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At 10:00 AM -0400 2000-04-02, Fraser MacKenzie wrote:
>Folks, I am doing some work for a company that is in the process of doing
>the paperwork and decision making to pay for MySQL support (I am not sure
>which level of support).  At any rate, we had the following strangeness
>happen last night.
>All connects, via PHP, C, or PERL, failed the first time with the
>connection lost message although through repeated attempts, sometimes they
>worked.  Intrigued by this, I attempted to connect manually via the
>Here is the output:
>[root@odin /root]# mysql -uroot -p****** bingo
>Can't read dir of '.' (Errcode: 24)
>Can't read dir of './bingo' (Errcode: 24)
>Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
>Your MySQL connection id is 7652787 to server version: 3.22.29
>Type 'help' for help.
>Now, at this point, I basically shut down mysql, brought it back up, and
>everything was fine.  What I want to know, is if anyone has had this
>problem, and if somebody could tell me what might have caused it?  Is
>there something that I should do to provide more information if it happens
>again, etc....

This is just a guess, but my guess would be that someone was busy
relocating the data directory without bringing down the server first
and restarting it afterward.

Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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