Last updated on OCTOBER 16, 2017
Applies to:MySQL Server - Version 4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
On a Linux/Unix platform after restarting MySQL, InnoDB fails to find any of the tables, everything was working before the restart, and the error log contains an error like:
InnoDB: a new database to be created!
110627 10:00:00 InnoDB: Setting file /var/lib/mysql/ibdata1 size to 10 MB
InnoDB: Database physically writes the file full: wait...
If innodb_file_per_table is used, the *.idb files for the tables are still there.
Another symptom can be that the ibdata1 file is missing from the latest backups, although this might not necessarily be the case.
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