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From:Gerald Clark Date:August 14 2002 1:53pm
Subject:Re: problem starting mysqld on Solaris 2.8 (source distribution)
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Look again.
/usr/local/mysql is owned by root.

Mark Gillett wrote:

>Hi all,
>
>Have built mysql (mysql-3.23.49.tar.gz)
>
>	--prefix=/usr/local/mysql --with-named-z-libs=no --with-low-memory --enable
>-assembler
>
>on a new Solaris machine that we have (v 2.8, patched to June 8_Reccomended
>patch level).
>
>The configure, make and install seemed to go ok and were done as root.
>
>I have run the ./scripts/mysql_install_db script and then (here comes the
>problem) tried to startup the server.
>
>cd /usr/local/mysql
>./bin/safe_mysqld --user=mysql &
>
>but the bad news is that it doesn't appear to work:
>
># Starting mysqld daemon with databases from /usr/local/mysql/var
>020814 12:00:18  mysqld ended
>
>when I look in the .err file (usr/local/mysql/var/hostname.domain.err), I
>see : (tail hostname.domain.err)
>
>---snip
>020814 11:28:44  mysqld started
>020814 11:28:44  /usr/local/mysql/libexec/mysqld: Can't create/write to file
>'/usr/local/mysql/var/hostname.domain.pid' (Errcode: 13)
>020814 11:28:44  /usr/local/mysql/libexec/mysqld: Can't find file:
>'./mysql/host .frm' (errno: 13)
>020814 11:28:44  /usr/local/mysql/libexec/mysqld: Error on delete of
>'/usr/local/mysql/var/hostname.domain.pid' (Errcode: 13)
>020814 11:28:44  mysqld ended
>----snip
>
>So I checked the ownership on the /usr/local/mysql/var directory etc:
>
> chgrp -R mysql /usr/local/mysql/var
> chown -R mysql /usr/local/mysql/var
>
>and ls -al shows that this lot seems ok :
>
>---snip
>total 28
>drw-rw-rw-   4 mysql    mysql        512 Aug 14 11:27 .
>drwxr-xr-x  12 root     mysql        512 Aug 14 10:12 ..
>-rw-rw-rw-   1 mysql    mysql       4908 Aug 14 11:01 hostname-bin.001
>-rw-rw-rw-   1 mysql    mysql         19 Aug 14 11:01 hostname-bin.index
>-rw-rw-rw-   1 mysql    other       3124 Aug 14 11:28 hostname.domain.err
>drw-rw-rw-   2 mysql    mysql        512 Aug 14 11:01 mysql
>drw-rw-rw-   2 mysql    mysql        512 Aug 14 11:01 test
>---snip
>
>What am I missing ? Any ideas on the cause of this problem ?
>
>Thanks for your assistance (would be grateful for direct as well as list
>response as I am slower in wading through the lists than I would like!),
>
>Regards,
>
>Mark
>
>---
>
>Mark Gillett
>IXIF Limited
>
>
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problem starting mysqld on Solaris 2.8 (source distribution)Mark Gillett14 Aug
  • Re: problem starting mysqld on Solaris 2.8 (source distribution)Gerald Clark14 Aug
Re: problem starting mysqld on Solaris 2.8 (source distribution)Mark Gillett14 Aug
  • Re: problem starting mysqld on Solaris 2.8 (source distribution)Mark Gillett14 Aug
    • Re: problem starting mysqld on Solaris 2.8 (source distribution)Gerald Clark15 Aug