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From:Paul DuBois Date:November 12 2002 11:14pm
Subject:RE: Why does safe_mysqld runs as root?
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At 12:36 -0800 11/12/02, David Kramer wrote:
>Thats what stumps me, I guess I am, but I have changed the ownership of all
>mysql files to mysql and set the user to mysql in my my.cnf file.  By your

In *your* my.cnf file?  Which file is that?  /etc/my.cnf or something
else?  You may be placing the user line in a file that the server isn't
reading.

>comment below I guess I need to change it somewhere else?  where?
>
>Thanks,
>
>DK
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jeremy Zawodny [mailto:Jeremy@stripped]
>Sent: Tuesday, November 12, 2002 12:06 PM
>To: David Kramer
>Cc: mysql@stripped
>Subject: Re: Why does safe_mysqld runs as root?
>
>
>On Tue, Nov 12, 2002 at 12:06:36PM -0800, David Kramer wrote:
>>  Im curious as to why safe_mysqld runs as root?  I have changed the
>>  owenership and group to mysql and my my.cnf file looks like:
>
>Because you start it as root, maybe?
>--
>Jeremy D. Zawodny     |  Perl, Web, MySQL, Linux Magazine, Yahoo!
><Jeremy@stripped>  |  http://jeremy.zawodny.com/
>
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Thread
Why does safe_mysqld runs as root?David Kramer12 Nov
  • Re: Why does safe_mysqld runs as root?Jeremy Zawodny12 Nov
RE: Why does safe_mysqld runs as root?David Kramer12 Nov
  • Re: Why does safe_mysqld runs as root?Michael T. Babcock12 Nov
  • RE: Why does safe_mysqld runs as root?Paul DuBois13 Nov
RE: Why does safe_mysqld runs as root?David Kramer12 Nov
  • Re: Why does safe_mysqld runs as root?Michael T. Babcock13 Nov
RE: Why does safe_mysqld runs as root?Kelly W [PCS] Black13 Nov
  • Re: Why does safe_mysqld runs as root?Michael T. Babcock13 Nov