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After a Crash InnoDB Transactions Fail With the Error: ERROR 1205 (HY000): Lock wait timeout exceeded; try restarting transaction; XA Transactions (Doc ID 1911871.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.1 to 5.1 [Release 5.1]
MySQL Server - Version 4.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After a crash of MySQL, some queries always encounter the error:



The MySQL instance crashed - e.g. while the disk with the binary logs were full.


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