unable to restore mysql database, getting ERROR 1153 (08S01)

alexus asked:

trying to restore pressflow database and getting this error, I even tried it with --max_allowed_packet, still getting same error:

[[email protected] tmp]# mysql --max_allowed_packet=1024M pressflow < pressflow.sql 
ERROR 1153 (08S01) at line 786: Got a packet bigger than 'max_allowed_packet' bytes
[[email protected] tmp]# 

My answer:

The max_allowed_packet variable must be set on both the client and the server. If the server’s value is lower than the client’s value, this error occurs.

You will need to set max_allowed_packet in the [mysqld] section of /etc/my.cnf to complete the operation.

For more information, see the MySQL documentation.

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