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How to repair a crashed MySQL table

Your website stops working and you see a spine-chilling error message "MySQL table is marked as crashed and should be repaired". What now? Well, you need to repair it. There are two approaches to repairing a crashed table. I hope it is not bad news for you, but they will work only for MyISAM engines. If you are using InnoDB, consider restoring the table from a backup (at the cost of loss of some data). The most common reason ...