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Old 09-02-2003, 12:30 PM   #1
Litn
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Angry MYSQL on Slackware9.0 ./mysqld: Can't change dir to '/var/lib/mysql/' (Errcode: 13)


Been messing with this for days now so maybe i need a little help.Trying to get mysql4.0.14 to work on my slack machine. Keep receiving the error ./mysqld: Can't change dir to '/var/lib/mysql/' (Errcode: 13)
030902 13:04:00 Aborting

Any help on fix would be great thanks. This is a new install trying to get running.
 
Old 09-02-2003, 12:43 PM   #2
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you have run mysql_install_db, right?
changed group and ownership for /var/lib/mysql to mysql recusively?
 
Old 09-02-2003, 09:00 PM   #3
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Thanks for the help got that goin now moving on to php!
 
  


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