I’ve been hunting and searching as much as possible to try to find a solution to this error. It would seem that mysql crashed and did a recovery, and has somewhere along line been corrupted.
I really can’t afford to lose the date, even if it means manually extracting the tables
The error I’m getting is this on the frontend Warning: mysqli_real_connect(): (HY000/2002): Connection refused in /var/www/html/wp-includes/wp-db.php on line 1626
Changing localhost to 127.0.0.1 in the config
Restarting and starting mysql - it gives me the error ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can’t connect to local MySQL server through socket ‘/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock’ (2)
A sysadmin friend tried restoring the InnoDB but no luck. This was in the logs: InnoDB: Your database may be corrupt or you may have copied the InnoDB tablespace but not the InnoDB log files. Please refer to http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/forcing-innodb-recovery.html for information about forcing recovery.
Any advice or suggestions is greatly appreciated.
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