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How to resolve and prevent “[ERROR] /usr/sbin/mysqld: Incorrect key file for table /tmp/#XXXXX.MYI” in VPS and dedicated servers

How to resolve and prevent “[ERROR] /usr/sbin/mysqld: Incorrect key file for table /tmp/#XXXXX.MYI” in VPS and dedicated servers

In VPS and dedicated servers, especially in those running high traffic websites, MySQL server sometimes fails to respond with the error [ERROR] /usr/sbin/mysqld: Incorrect key file for table ‘/tmp/#XXXXX.MYI’; try to repair it. This often leads to a secondary web server error 500 Internal Server Error. (more…)