Script to automatically start mysql

MySQL-logoThe following script is used to  start mysql automatically when it is failed or stopped on the server.

You can set 2 min cron “*/2 * * * * /bin/sh /root/” and it restart the mysql automatically.


#Checking whether MySQL is alive or not

if mysqladmin ping | grep -q "alive"; then

echo "MySQL is up"


/etc/init.d/mysqld restart


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