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MySQL Daemon failed to start
Posted by: Salam ELIAS ()
Date: October 24, 2010 04:30PM

I have a mysql which was working fine until this afternoon, I rebooted my machine I started getting this error
MySQL Daemon failed to start
In log files

/usr/libexec/mysqld: Can't find file: './mysql/plugin.frm' (errno: 13)
101025 0:21:53 [ERROR] Can't open the mysql.plugin table. Please run mysql_upgrade to create it.
101025 0:21:53 InnoDB: Operating system error number 13 in a file operation.
InnoDB: The error means mysqld does not have the access rights to
InnoDB: the directory.
InnoDB: File name ./ibdata1
InnoDB: File operation call: 'open'.
InnoDB: Cannot continue operation.
101025 00:21:53 mysqld_safe mysqld from pid file /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.pid ended

I googled and found some threads about privileges around the mysql directory, it is owned by mysql user and has all rights, I tried running mysql_upgrade
I get

Looking for 'mysql' as: mysql
Looking for 'mysqlcheck' as: mysqlcheck
Running 'mysqlcheck with default connection arguments
mysqlcheck: Got error: 2002: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2) when trying to connect
FATAL ERROR: Upgrade failed

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