How to Fix MySQL Error "Plugin 'InnoDB' registration as a STORAGE ENGINE failed"?

Problem Statement


MySQL service is stopped.

Error Message


150206 4:42:12 [ERROR] Plugin 'InnoDB' init function returned error.
150206 4:42:12 [ERROR] Plugin 'InnoDB' registration as a STORAGE ENGINE failed.
150206 4:42:12 [ERROR] /usr/sbin/mysqld: unknown variable 'local-inline=0'
150206 4:42:12 [ERROR] Aborting

Solution 1 


We fixed this error by modifying /etc/my.cnf file and removing the statement "local-inline=0".

Solution 2


One of the common possible causes of this error is my.cnf file has been modified and saved with incorrect structure.

  1. Login to server via SSH with root access.
  2. Navigate to /var/lib/mysql.
  3. If you see log files like, ib_logfile0 and ib_logfile1, rename or move them to some other folder.
  4. Stop and start the MySQL service.


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