I’m trying to get mysql 5.6 on a Ubuntu 14.04. I did start from scratch with a new droplet, apt-get update, apt-get upgrade. Then doing:
apt-get install mysql-server-5.6
2015-08-29 08:47:16 0 [Warning] Using unique option prefix key_buffer instead of key_buffer_size is deprecated and will be removed in a future release. Please use the full name instead. 2015-08-29 08:47:16 0 [Warning] TIMESTAMP with implicit DEFAULT value is deprecated. Please use --explicit_defaults_for_timestamp server option (see documentation for more details). start: Job failed to start invoke-rc.d: initscript mysql, action "start" failed. dpkg: error processing package mysql-server-5.6 (--configure): subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1 Processing triggers for ureadahead (0.100.0-16) ... E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
Trying to start the service manually end-up with:
root@mydroplet:/var/log# service mysql start start: Job failed to start
Nothing in syslog, nothing in the mysql log. Did try with a apt-get purge but got the same result.
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