MySQL Upgrade from 5.5 to 5.6 Using MEB Backup Fails; Assertion Failure in Thread in File pars0pars.cc Line 865; Failing Assertion: sym_node->table != NULL (Doc ID 1581862.1)

Last updated on MAY 05, 2016

Applies to:

MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 3.5 and later
MySQL Server - Version 5.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 When restoring a hot backup taken by MySQL Enterprise Backup 3.8 on 5.5 to a 5.6 instance, the 5.6 server crashes on start up :

  

Cause

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