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From:Gerald Clark Date:September 20 2002 1:18pm
Subject:Re: Problems starting mysql on sun solaris 8
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chown  -R  mysql.mysql   /usr/local/mysql

ROUTLEY, Merrindal (MR) wrote:

>Hi all,
>
>I have recently downloaded mysql version 3.23.45 and I am struggling to get it to
> start.
>
>Every time I type in ./safe_mysqld the program starts and then shuts down immediately
> with the following being written to the error log:
>
>---------------------------------------------------------------------------
>mysqld started
>/usr/local/mysql/libexec/mysqld: Can't find file: './mysql/host.frm' (errno:13)
>/usr/local/mysql/libexec/mysqld: Normal Shutdown
>---------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>Initially there wasn't any 'host.frm' in the mysql home directory but I found one in
> the mysql/var/mysql directory.
>I've tried creating a link from the mysql home directory to the host.frm in the
> mysql/var/mysql directory but this makes no difference.
>I've tried changing permissions on both the host.frm file and the link so that they
> were read/write/execute for everybody but this makes no difference.
>I am running the 'safe_mysqld' command as root.
>
>I have run the ./mysql_install_db command which I think has run sucessfully.  I
> received the following message when I ran this command.
> 
>


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