My Oracle Support Banner

Error in the MySQL Error Log: Sort aborted: Server shutdown in progress (Doc ID 1624403.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 24, 2019

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.0 to 5.6 [Release 5.0 to 5.6]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The following error message is found in the MySQL error log:

but MySQL is not shutting down and is not restarting.

The issue coincides with queries doing a filesort being killed using the KILL command.


To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.