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The server quit without updating PID file

With MySQL 5.6.8 RC available more and more people will start to test installs and upgrades.  This often comes up for some people so I hope this helps some.

If you seeing the error "The server quit without updating PID file" then obviously something recently changed on your environment.

So lets take it step by step:

# /etc/init.d/mysql start
Starting MySQL..The server quit without updating the PID file (/var/lib/mysql/

While yes people do say just move the my.cnf file and restart the database to by pass this error... You need to understand why. Why would moving the my.cnf allow mysql to start? Check the error logs that is how and why you will be able to fix it and get it restarted.

Issue 1:
"Fatal error: Can't open and …

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