MySQL mangled my wordpress data.

I browsed to only to discover the wordpress initial install screen was being displayed. WTF? It must be the database I thought. Sure enough after running mysqlcheck against it I saw that one of the tables was marked as crashed. So I fixed it.

mysql> repair table wp_options;
| Table | Op | Msg_type | Msg_text |
| xxxx_wordpressdb.wp_options | repair | status | OK |

All better now. Maybe I should set a cron up to do that every few months. Anyway I got a dump in case everything goes to hell sometime soon.

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