innd 2.3.5 restart problem after power loss to server

Bill Davidsen davidsen at
Wed Apr 18 18:16:07 UTC 2007

Obantec Support wrote:
> Hi
> My server suffered a power loss and innd was not stopped.
> on boot up /etc/rc.d/init.d/innd runs but innd does not start
> i have been stable for over 2 years. running  /etc/rc.d/init.d/innd status
> returns innd dead but subsys locked

Your boot scripts don't clear the lock. Unless you do ugly shutdown 
regularly I would just remove the lock by hand.

bill davidsen <davidsen at>
  CTO TMR Associates, Inc
  Doing interesting things with small computers since 1979

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