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Bug #38996 PDO persistant connection breaks on mysql restart
Submitted: 2006-09-29 19:13 UTC Modified: 2006-10-02 22:09 UTC
Avg. Score:4.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:1 of 1 (100.0%)
Same Version:1 (100.0%)
Same OS:0 (0.0%)
From: fifthnormal at hotmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: PDO related
PHP Version: 5.1.6 OS: Linux
Private report: No CVE-ID:
 [2006-09-29 19:13 UTC] fifthnormal at hotmail dot com

I am using PDO as a database layer to connect to MySQL. I add the attribute to use a persistant connection. This works as expected

If the MySQL server is restarted, then PHP responds with this error message:

SQLSTATE[HY000]: General error: 2006 MySQL server has gone away

From this point on the connection won't work. This error message will only go away after httpd has been restarted.


Daniel Burge

Reproduce code:
//Run this to ensure that the connection is being made and persisted, then restart your mysql database
$dbh = new PDO("mysql:host=dbserver;dbname=databasename","username","password", array(PDO::ATTR_PERSISTENT => true));

Expected result:
I would expect that PDO would reestablish the connection if it drops. 

Actual result:
PDO returns the error message:

SQLSTATE[HY000]: General error: 2006 MySQL server has gone away


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 [2006-10-02 22:09 UTC]
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