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I am having an issue on my server. I am running MySql on Windows Server 2008 R2. I have done some changes to my.ini file so I had to restart the MySQL for the changes to take effect. and when I went to services and tried to start MySQL56 windows gives me this error

Windows could not start the MySQL56 service on Local Computer. Error 1067: tHe process terminated Unexpetedlly.

I tried rebooting my server and that did not work. I restored the changes that I made to my.ini and that did not work.

What can I do to bring mysql back up?


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Anything informative in your logs? –  eggyal Jun 13 '13 at 16:18
where would i find the logs for mysql? –  Mike Jun 13 '13 at 16:21
Depends. Read this. –  eggyal Jun 13 '13 at 16:24
here is an error InnoDB: Attempted to open a previously opened tablespace –  Mike Jun 13 '13 at 16:55

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Found the problem. The Log file was full. I had open the my.ini file and increase the innodb_log_file_size variable.


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Yes, the default log file size is now 50MB instead of the old 5MB. If you were running with a log file size of 5MB, this was probably a bad bottleneck for you! –  Bill Karwin Jun 13 '13 at 17:23

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