[kwlug-disc] how to recover a mysql database when getting "Unknown table engine 'InnoDB???" err

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Wed Jul 28 10:58:31 EDT 2010


On Wed, 28 Jul 2010, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 10:43 AM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:
>       just to be clear, all i was given as the database contents was a
>       directory loaded with .frm files, and a single "db.opt" file.  i'm
>       assuming that that's precisely what i should have expected, yes?
>
>
> What you should be given is a database dump.
>
> Doing it any other way is prone to disaster.
>  
> Ask them to create a dump for you.

  i don't have that option.  i just posted a clearer description of
what i have on hand so i'll let that post handle further suggestions.

rday

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