Mysqld_safe Fail To Start With Error "Tablespace size stored in header is XXX pages, but the sum of data file sizes is only YYY pages"

(Doc ID 2351132.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2018

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Mysqld_safe fail to start a database with error message:

 

Changes

 Trying to start MySQL using mysqld_safe, all tablespaces are valid, they can be restored using MEB or a cold copy from existing database.

 

Cause

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