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From:Paul DuBois Date:December 16 2002 1:52am
Subject:Re: running MySQL 101
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At 20:34 -0500 12/15/02, tlr7425@stripped wrote:
>Sorry all, but I'm trying!
>
>What is the fix for the following behavior (besides "shoot the user" ;)

Looks like the stuff under /var/mysql isn't owned by ted.  For starters,
try this as the Unix root user:

chown -R ted /var/mysql

Then try running safe_mysqld again.

>---
>Welcome to Darwin!
>[greenroom:~] ted% safe_mysqld --user=ted &
>[1] 551
>[greenroom:~] ted% touch: /var/mysql/greenroom.err: Permission denied
>chown: /var/mysql/greenroom.err: Operation not permitted
>Starting mysqld daemon with databases from /var/mysql
>/usr/bin/safe_mysqld: /var/mysql/greenroom.err: Permission denied
>rm: /tmp/mysql.sock: Operation not permitted
>/usr/bin/safe_mysqld: /var/mysql/greenroom.err: Permission denied
>tee: /var/mysql/greenroom.err: Permission denied
>021215 20:26:57  mysqld ended
>tee: /var/mysql/greenroom.err: Permission denied
>---
>(When user "ted" is actually in MySQL he is a superuser, he is an 
>admin on this server.)
>
>Ted

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running MySQL 101tlr742516 Dec
  • Re: running MySQL 101Paul DuBois16 Dec