Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Debian
User Name
Debian This forum is for the discussion of Debian Linux.


  Search this Thread
Old 11-23-2005, 02:01 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Sweden
Posts: 22

Rep: Reputation: 15
MySQL Daemon doesn't run


I have installed mysql 4.1 and I can start the database manually and everything works fine. Now I want to start the database on boot. So I have copied the server.mysql file to the init.d directory and the accociated rc.d directories. When I run the script in the init.d directory it starts mysql fine. When I reboot the machine I get nothing! Mysql does not start and I don't know where to look to find out what is wrong. I have check the message log and there is nothing there. It seems as thought the script isn't being run at all!!

Can anyone help.

Thanks in advance
Old 11-23-2005, 08:07 AM   #2
Registered: Nov 2005
Location: South coast
Distribution: Debian /AMD64
Posts: 48

Rep: Reputation: 15
I am assuming you have installed the mysql-server-4.1 package.
The package should have installed this file (taken from dpkg -L mysql-server-4.1 | head)


And these files are symlinks to it
plus others in the other runlevels.

I dont know if "dpkg-reconfigure mysql-server-4.1" will add these links but it won't do any harm.
If it is disabled (in a config file somewhere) then typing
"/etc/init.d/mysql start"
as root might give a reason


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Starting MySQL OLD Error : imeout error occurred trying to start MySQL Daemon Fr33B5D Linux - Software 9 10-28-2006 06:23 AM
how to run a program as a daemon? iclinux Linux - Newbie 2 04-20-2005 12:11 AM
run as a daemon dellcom1800 Linux - Software 6 10-15-2004 07:38 AM
Getting daemon to run at startup HaPPYFaCe Slackware 1 07-10-2003 08:50 PM
How do you run xine as a daemon? cmisip Linux - Software 3 02-11-2003 02:44 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Debian

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:31 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration