Question

MySQL drops out every few days?

  • Posted on September 26, 2012
  • ryan1Asked by ryan1

So I have followed the tutorial to Install Wordpress, Nginx, PHP, and Varnish on Ubuntu 12.04. The process was smooth and easily installed, so no problems there.

The issue is every few days the MySQL connect drops out and when I run the command: $ sudo service mysql start

I get a the following message: $ start: Job failed to start

The other issues is when it first happened, I looked into setting up a script to run in cron every 5 minutes.

# CHECK DATABASE STATUS 
# launch-mysql.sh
ps auxw | grep mysql | grep -v grep > /dev/null
if [ $? != 0 ]
then
    sudo service mysql start > /dev/null
fi

Then added this to $ cron -e

*/5 * * * * ~/launch-mysql.sh

But that is not working either, any thoughts or help would be greatly appreciated.

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