FLUSH TABLES and SHOW TABLE STATUS Fails with "Got an Error Writing Communication Packets"; "Can't Execute the Query Because You Have a Conflicting Read Lock"; Idle Federated Table; Error 1223 (HY000)

(Doc ID 1595441.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.0 to 5.7 [Release 5.0 to 5.7]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to flush the tables or get the table status in a MySQL instance with a federated table that has been idle for a while, the following error occurs:

 

Cause

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