>>>>> "Verle" == Verle Harrison <batterywholesale@stripped>
Verle> Hi folks:
Verle> I am using MySQL 3.22.13b running on Solaris. I am on a virtual server and I
Verle> own MySQL, I installed it from a binary distribution and it runs in my space.
Verle> I would like it to restart when ever the real server box is restarted. I
Verle> provided my hosting company with the startup string I use to restart MySQL. All
Verle> paths in the string are full paths. They tell me that they can't get it to
Verle> restart automatically, even though they put the line in their start up file.
Verle> Surely this is possible, can anyone give me a suggestion?
If you are using the binary version, you have to start mysqld as
/bin/sh -c 'cd mysql-installation-dir ; ./bin/safe_mysqld > /dev/null 2>&1
The above should work nicely