MySQL fails to start: Can't find messagefile

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2016-11-16 13:25:33 UTC

Modified:

2017-08-16 16:56:49 UTC

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MySQL fails to start: Can't find messagefile

Applicable to:

  • Plesk 11.x for Linux

Symptoms

MySQL service fails to start with error:

[ERROR] Can't find messagefile '/usr/share/mysql/english/errmsg.sys'

Unable to access Plesk with error:

ERROR: PleskFatalException: Unable to connect to database: mysql_connect(): No such file or directory (auth.php:149)

Execution of rpm -qa | grep mysql-libs return an empty output.

Cause

Missing mysql-libs package.

Resolution

  1. Check the version of mysql package:

    # rpm -q mysql
    mysql-5.1.73-5.el6_6.x86_64
  2. Install the same version of mysql-libs package:

    # yum install mysql-libs-5.1.73-5.el6_6.x86_64
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