MariaDB fails to start


  • | 701 points

    I have some sites running with mariadb-10.2.27-winx64 and some with mysql-5.7.24-winx64. When I try to switch to one using MariaDB I get an error message saying MariaDB cannot start. The mysqld.log says

    Loading buffer pool(s) from K:\laragon\data\mariadb-10.2\ib_buffer_pool
    [Note] Plugin 'FEEDBACK' is disabled.
    [Note] Recovering after a crash using mysql-bin
    [Note] Starting crash recovery...
    [Note] Crash recovery finished.
    [Note] Server socket created on IP: '::'.
    [ERROR] mysqld: Index for table '.\mysql\user' is corrupt; try to repair it
    [ERROR] mysqld: Index for table 'user' is corrupt; try to repair it
    [ERROR] Fatal error: Can't open and lock privilege tables: Index for table '.\mysql\user' is corrupt; try to repair it

    PhpMyAdmin runs fine with mysql and user “root” with no password, but obviously can’t run with mariaDB, the error message being

    mysqli_real_connect(): (HY000/2002): No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it.

    Running Laragon with admin rights makes no difference. I saw the answer given here

    https://forum.laragon.org/topic/521/service-mariadb-can-not-start/3

    but then I encounter a problem with all my (Drupal 7) sites because they cannot connect to the DB due to a problem with lock, i.e. no connection available. The only way around this problem is to recreate the databases manually and import the backups. That’s quite a chore to just change DB engine. I would use mysql exclusively and avoid mariaDB, but the servers for some of my sites are locked to mariaDB and I need to run it for my development environment.


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    | 123643 points

    @lumi : Sorry, I don't have enough time to verify issues with MariaDB on Windows. Please use MySQL in the meantime.


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