[OT] MySQL Health check?

Eric Schuele e.schuele at computer.org
Thu Oct 19 14:55:47 UTC 2006

On 10/19/06 09:19, Eric wrote:
> Eric Schuele wrote:
>> Hello,
>> This is not a FreeBSD question... but The community is much more 
>> helpful than most, so I thought I'd try here.
>> I have MySQL server on my laptop.  Its just for play so not really 
>> worried about any data.  I recently portupgraded a ton of stuff.  
>> Jumped though some unforeseen hoops and finally rebooted.  Upon 
>> reboot, the machine appeared to hang as XDM came up.  I eventually 
>> resorted to turning it off.  Brought it up in single user mode, and 
>> ran fsck.  fsck found some bad stuff on my /usr filesystem, all with 
>> owner mysql.  I selected yes to all clear/salvage options (right or 
>> wrong).  I had assumed mysql would be messed up but it "appears" fine.
>> So my MySQL question is...
>> How can I check/verify the overall health of MySQL?  Something like 
>> fsck for MySQL?
>> I have tried googling this, but frankly I don't even know what to 
>> google for, so I'm not finding much.
>> Thanks.
> google for
> mysql repair database
> mysql repair table

Yep.. that turned some good stuff up (`mysqlcheck -A`).  Thanks.

> and you will get a ton of stuff about how to go about checking/repairing 
> your data.  it depends on what kind of databases you have, etc. so you 
> might have to view a few links.
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