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From:Nikki Mason Date:October 21 2002 7:22pm
Subject:Fw: Which files to download/install - problems running MySQL
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My email below was rejected for some reason, so I am trying again to send
it.

Regards,
Nikki

----- Original Message -----
From: Nikki Mason <nikki_mason@stripped>
To: Miguel Angel Solórzano <miguel@stripped>
Cc: <insanely420@stripped>; <mysql@stripped>
Sent: Sunday, October 20, 2002 8:41 AM
Subject: Re: Which files to download/install - problems running MySQL


> Miquel,
>
> I tried what you suggested, but still it didn't work properly.
>
> For the server:
> C:\>cd mysql\bin
>
> C:\mysql\bin>mysqld-opt --standalone --console
> 021020  8:20:30  InnoDB: Out of memory in additional memory pool.
> InnoDB: InnoDB will start allocating memory from the OS.
> InnoDB: You may get better performance if you configure a bigger
> InnoDB: value in the MySQL my.cnf file for
> InnoDB: innodb_additional_mem_pool_size.
>
> The cursor did not return to the prompt to allow anymore commands to be
> typed.
> (I haven't created a c:\my.cnf or c:\windows\my.ini)
>
> For the client:
> C:\mysql\bin>mysql -uroot -p
> Enter password: ****
>
> Again, nothing more was displayed on the screen and the cursor did not
> return to the prompt to allow anymore commands to be typed.
>
> Regards,
> Nikki Mason
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Miguel Angel Solórzano <miguel@stripped>
> To: Nikki Mason <nikki_mason@stripped>; <mysql@stripped>
> Sent: Saturday, October 19, 2002 9:29 PM
> Subject: Re: Which files to download/install - problems running MySQL
>
>
> At 15:16 19/10/2002 +0100, Nikki Mason wrote:
> Hi,
> >Hi,
> >
> >I wish to learn SQL, and as some of my friends already use MySQL, they
> >recommended that I too use it.  Please can you tell me what I need to
> >download and install to get me going.
> >
> >I have:
> >Pentium III 450Mhz, 256Mb Ram
> >Windows 98
> >I don't have a C or C++ compiler installed.
> >My PC is not connected to a network - it is standalone.
> >
> >I had earlier downloaded just the zip file for version 4.0.4-beta
> (Windows).
> >I unzipped it and ran the 'setup' program.
> >
> >Once setup had completed I tried the test on the server - at no point had
I
> >run the Admin program or created the my.cnf or my.ini.
> >
> >I opened a dos window and from the directory c:\mysql\bin entered:
> >mysqld --standalone
> >
> >No other text was shown in the dos window and it appeared to hang.  The
> >whole computer also seemed to 'hang'.  I had to use ctrl C to kill the
> >application and get back normal operation to my PC.
>
> Why you had killed the mysqld server ?. The mysqld.exe is a console
> application that when started with --standalone option it works in
> the background.
>
> If you want to see the console screen then issue:
>
> C:\mysql\bin>mysqld-opt --standalone --console
> 021019 17:25:31  InnoDB: Started
> mysqld-opt: ready for connections
>
> and for to work with the mysql client:
>
> C:\>c:\mysql\bin\mysql -uroot -p
> Enter password:
> Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
> Your MySQL connection id is 1 to server version: 3.23.53-max
>
> Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the buffer.
>
> mysql>
>
> after a fresh installation left the root password blank.
>
> for to shutdown the server:
>
>
> C:\>c:\mysql\bin\mysqladmin shutdown
>
> 021019 17:27:27  mysqld-opt: Normal shutdown
>
> 021019 17:27:27  InnoDB: Starting shutdown...
> 021019 17:27:29  InnoDB: Shutdown completed
> 021019 17:27:29  mysqld-opt: Shutdown Complete
>
>
>
>
> >I then tried manually creating the file c:\my.cnf and populated with the
> >information given in the installation instructions.  The server still
hung.
> >
> >I then tried using the admin program with the similar results - the green
> >traffic light was showing, but the dos window that was displayed appeared
> >'hung' and again the PC itself seemed to have hung - it  operated
extremely
> >slowly.  The task manager showed the admin tool as 'not responding'.
> >
> >What have I/am I doing wrong?
>
> --
> Regards,
>     __  ___     ___ ____  __
>    /  |/  /_ __/ __/ __ \/ /    Miguel Angel Solórzano
> <miguel@stripped>
>   / /|_/ / // /\ \/ /_/ / /__   MySQL AB, Fulltime Developer
> /_/  /_/\_, /___/\___\_\___/   São Paulo - Brazil
>         <___/   www.mysql.com
>
>

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Fw: Which files to download/install - problems running MySQLNikki Mason21 Oct
  • RE: Which files to download/install - problems running MySQLFernando Grijalba21 Oct
  • Re: Fw: Which files to download/install - problems runningMySQLMiguel Angel Sol√≥rzano22 Oct