When I logged into my MySQL server with the root account and type in use DATABASENAME; the server hung and did not display any new information. I looking into the problem and decided to repair the databases files with a command called
myisamchk. To use this command, I shutdown the database service, went to the database path of “
/var/lib/mysql/DATABASENAME” and ran the following to loop through all files ending with “MYI”:
After it was done displaying some information about repairing some records I relaunched my database service and all was okay.