mysql server not starting

Am trying to start my MYSQL server but its not starting it take long time to throw error  and  its keep failing , i tried to start with

 service mysql start
service mysql restart
/etc/init.d/mysql start
Supporter Asked on January 28, 2017 in Software.
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Hmmm mysql take long time with start or restart command can be issue of log file , in case when log file are too big this occur , solution is simple you just need to delete log files as you may have not limited log file size from my.cnf config file which you should do to avoid this in future ..

so goto mysql data directory or if you do not know about your mysql data directory you can open my.cnf config file and then look for

nano /etc/mysql/my.cnf    #   mysql config file my.cnf

datadir         = /usr/local/mysql/data/

so in my case it will be

cd /usr/local/mysql/data/

now remove error log and other log files


rm mysql-error.log
rm ib_logfile0

rm ib_logfile1


now try to start mysql server with

service mysql restart

if mysql server start goes ok then you edit my.cnf and below lines it end of file to limit log files size



log-error = /usr/local/mysql/data/mysql-error.log

slow-query-log = 1

slow-query-log-file = /usr/local/mysql/data/mysql-slow.log
#relay log restrictions



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