Failed to start MySQL server with the script “mysqld_safe” after Version 5.6.34.
What environment are you running in?
Are you getting error messages?
We probably need a bit more detail from you to be able to help.
Running environment: CentOS 7
PXC version: Percona-XtraDB-Cluster-5.6.37-rel82.2-26.21.3.Linux.x86_64.ssl101.tar.gz
Here is the error message:
Starting MySQL (Percona XtraDB Cluster).171212 12:36:18 mysqld_safe The file /mnt/workspace/percona-xtradb-cluster-5.6-binary-combined/label_exp/centos6-64/Percona-XtraDB-Cluster-5.6.37-82.2/46/usr/local/Percona-XtraDB-Cluster-5.6.37-rel82.2-26.21.3.Linux.x86_64.ssl101/bin/mysqld
does not exist or is not executable. Please cd to the mysql installation
directory and restart this script from there as follows:
See http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql/en/mysqld-safe.html for more information
ERROR! The server quit without updating PID file (/home/mysql/data/db2.cas.pid).
ERROR! MySQL (Percona XtraDB Cluster) server startup failed!
I found the “MY_PWD” is set incorrectly,
The script “mysqld_safe” works fine after I changed it. (MY_PWD=
Thanks for the update - it might well help someone else in the future. Glad you’re up and running!