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Removal of federated tables
Posted by: Andrew Nicholls
Date: December 10, 2012 09:10AM

I have a database that has a number of federated tables which were no longer used. The host for the tables was taken down. Now I can't even open information_schema.tables to view the table names. I get an error "Unable to connect to foreign data source". Tools like AQT no longer work because they rely on data from information_schema. I tried issuing a DROP TABLE on the tables I knew of, but I am still unable to get to my schema.

MySQL 5.1.39 on Linux.

Any ideas?

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