B.5.2.9 MySQL server has gone away
Originally Posted by slowww
Some days ago I changed my MariaDb server version and I have this problem: http://imgur.com/a/NRWsD
(MYSQL SERVER HAS GONE AWAY), I tried everything and it's not working.
describes a lot of potential causes leading to the "MySQL server has gone away" error.
That error has nothing itself to do with SourceBans, or SourceMod at all, and a lot of things (mentioned on the link above) could cause it.