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Old 08-03-2012, 06:34 PM   #1
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MySQL 5.5 Start-Up Error


With -current, I receive the following error in my log (/var/lib/mysql/*.err) when attempting to start MySQL via rc.mysqld:

[ERROR] /usr/libexec/mysqld: unknown option '--skip-locking'
120803 17:29:51 [ERROR] Aborting


Naturally, with the error, mysqld never starts ...

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Old 08-03-2012, 07:19 PM   #2
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find your .cnf configuration and look for skip-locking and change it into skip-external-locking
 
Old 08-03-2012, 08:43 PM   #3
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find your .cnf configuration and look for skip-locking and change it into skip-external-locking
I looked at the /etc/mysql directory earlier, but I totally skipped /etc/my.cnf which lies in /etc instead of /etc/mysql.

Anyway, it WORKED! Thanks!
 
  


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