Errors with migrating from MariaDB 10.0 to 10.1
During normal periodic patching sudo apt-get update & upgrade produces an upgrade failure which has me stumped. MariaDB errors out with the following:
"Setting up mariadb-server-10.1
Job for mariadb.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl status mariadb.service" and journalctl -xe" for details.
Active: FAILED (result: exit-code)
It then says "Status: MariaDB Server is down" and further down it indicated that Package mariadb-server-10.1 is not configured yet. Error processing package mariadb-server - leaving unconfigured.
Every night MariaDB now crashes and it appears to be a memory leak perhaps due to a nightly backup which may not be completing.
I have tried removing MariaDB and reinstalling and it does not seem to be the issue. I can restart the service and it will keep working for another day but I would like to figure out what is holding back the upgrade to 10.1.