To print the meaning of an operating system error number, use the perror program that comes with the MySQL distribution.
The following table provides a list of some common Linux system error codes. For a more complete list, see Linux source code.
Operation not permitted
No such file or directory
No such process
Interrupted system call
No such device or address
Arg list too long
Exec format error
Bad file number
No child processes
Out of memory
Block device required
Device or resource busy
No such device
Not a directory
Is a directory
File table overflow
Too many open files
Inappropriate ioctl for device
Text file busy
File too large
No space left on device
Read-only file system
Too many links
The following table provides a list of some common Windows system error codes. For a complete list, see the Microsoft Web site.
The system cannot find the file specified.
The system cannot find the path specified.
The system cannot open the file.
Access is denied.
The handle is invalid.
The storage control blocks were destroyed.
Not enough storage is available to process this command.
The storage control block address is invalid.
The environment is incorrect.
An attempt was made to load a program with an incorrect format.
The access code is invalid.
The data is invalid.
Not enough storage is available to complete this operation.
The system cannot find the drive specified.
The directory cannot be removed.
The system cannot move the file to a different disk drive.
There are no more files.
The media is write protected.
The system cannot find the device specified.
The device is not ready.
The device does not recognize the command.
Data error (cyclic redundancy check).
The program issued a command but the command length is incorrect.
The drive cannot locate a specific area or track on the disk.
The specified disk or diskette cannot be accessed.
The drive cannot find the sector requested.
The printer is out of paper.
The system cannot write to the specified device.
The system cannot read from the specified device.
A device attached to the system is not functioning.
The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.
The process cannot access the file because another process has locked a portion of the file.
The wrong diskette is in the drive. Insert %2 (Volume Serial Number: %3) into drive %1.
Too many files opened for sharing.
Reached the end of the file.
The disk is full.
The parameter is incorrect. (If this error occurs on MySQL
4.1.9 on Windows and you have set
innodb_file_per_table in a
server option file, this is Bug #8021, and a workaround is
to add the line
innodb_flush_method=unbuffered to the
file as well.)
The disk is full.
The file name, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
Insufficient system resources exist to complete the requested service.