not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion" and
"Timeout 30000 milliseconds waiting for the MSSQLSERVER service to connect".
to our production rack. This error occurs after reboots, and after trying
to use the Local System account and domain accounts that are local
administrators to the machine.
This article specifically points to issues with the sql server agent, but it
may be relevant, especially with regard to the permissions issue.
Any chance the server was renamed, or moved from one domain to another