INNODB_DATA_HOME_DIR and Error "InnoDB: Failed to create check sector file, errno:13 Please confirm O_DIRECT is supported..." (Doc ID 2270267.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

What could be the cause of this error message when starting mysqld?

InnoDB: Failed to create check sector file, errno:13 Please confirm O_DIRECT is supported and remove the file /var/lib/check_sector_size if it exists

 

Solution

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