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database error “Got error 28 from storage engine query: SELECT from(mydb.employees)”

The error come when MySQL doesn’t have any free hard disk space to write to. Check your /tmp directory, that’s where I had run into problems. I had forgot to make my backup script delete older backups and it kept writing backups until the disk was full.

#df -h | grep “/tmp” #rm -rf /tmp/*

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