An Ubuntu upgrade (to 19.10) messed up my database server. After the upgrade, the sql server would not start. So I installed MySQL but later realized that I may have been using MariaDB.
Is there a way to find out based on the table's content, what I was previously using -- if MariaDB or MySQL?
I have two folders: one is named
var/lib/mysql/ and the other is
/var/lib/mysql-10.2; they have
I am thinking it would matter to reinstall the same sql engine.
I since tried to get the database working again, but without any success. I tried to uninstall MySQL and MariaDB in order to freshly install MariaDB. But I somehow can't get it working. More on that front here on my unix.stackexchange.com post.
dpkg --get-selections I get
... mysql-client-8.0 install mysql-client-core-8.0 install mysql-common install mysql-server-8.0 install mysql-server-core-8.0 install mysql-utilities deinstall ...