Douglas Muth on 28 Jul 2010 13:09:40 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Ubuntu freezes at startup - mysqld

  • From: Douglas Muth <>
  • To: "Philadelphia Linux User's Group Discussion List" <>
  • Subject: Re: [PLUG] Ubuntu freezes at startup - mysqld
  • Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2010 16:09:32 -0400
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Can you boot the machine into single user mode?

If so, try running the shell script that starts MySQL by hand, with
the -x parameter for bash.


sh -x /etc/init.d/mysqld

That should hopefully give some useful output.  Feel free to post the
output here so myself and others can take a look at it.

-- Doug

On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 2:32 PM, Drew Lehman <> wrote:
> I had an Ubuntu server crash hard last night when the batter backup
> outright failed.  Now when I try to boot the server, everything looks
> good up to the start of mysql, where it sits and stops responding.  I
> tried another terminal, but the system will not give me a command prompt
> after logging in.  Any ideas?
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