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Old 08-09-2003, 12:16 PM   #1
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MySQL help

I get this error when i try to start MySQL.

linux:/usr/share/mysql # ./mysql.server start
linux:/usr/share/mysql # Starting mysqld-max daemon with databases from /var/lib/mysql
030809 11:14:01 mysqld ended

Does anyone have any suggestions


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Old 08-10-2003, 09:25 AM   #2
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See if there is an option to run that script in a more verbose mode:
mysql.server --help
man mysql.server
Old 08-10-2003, 05:53 PM   #3
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It gives me this error when sometimes.

No mysqld pid file found. Looked for /var/lib/mysql/

What is the ? I don't have one in that folder.

Old 08-10-2003, 06:27 PM   #4
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The pid file stores the process id of the mysql process. It is also used by mysql to check if it is running or if did not stop gracefully. You may want to check to see if there are any meaningful messages /var/lib/mysql/linux.err.

Also verify that the userid running mysql has read/write authority to /var/lib/mysql/

Hope this helps.


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