Ask Your Question

After installing mariadb-server python-mysqldb. the mysql service does not restarts.

asked 2014-12-03 02:33:02 -0500

AlonFre gravatar image

cannot restart mysql service. we get the error: stop: Unknown instance:
start: Job failed to start. any ideas how to solve this issue?

we are following this step-by-step installation guide: (


edit retag flag offensive close merge delete



Check out the MySQL error logs to see if it has more information about why it failed: /var/log/mysql .

mpetason gravatar imagempetason ( 2014-12-03 10:44:12 -0500 )edit

1 answer

Sort by ยป oldest newest most voted

answered 2015-01-20 07:48:19 -0500

Start the service with the following to get a more verbose output of the error, it is possible you are having parsing issues with the config file.

/etc/init.d/mysql start
edit flag offensive delete link more

Get to know Ask OpenStack

Resources for moderators

Question Tools

1 follower


Asked: 2014-12-03 02:33:02 -0500

Seen: 600 times

Last updated: Jan 20 '15