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From:Paul DuBois Date:September 17 1999 4:39pm
Subject:Re: Moving a database ....
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At 11:22 AM -0500 9/17/99, Henry F. Marquardt wrote:
>Shame on me for not verifying where the data was before I started to load
>lots and lots of it in, but nonetheless ....
>
>The RPM install I did is storing the databases in the /var tree (rather than
>/usr or or /home trees where I might have expected and have space).
>
>So here I am with a 250MB /var partition that I need to store a 600MB table
>on ....ooops.  Moving the files themselves is straight forward, but how do I
>tell mysqld where they are (and to use that tree for all future database
>creations)?
>
>I did a "quick" run through the manual and didn't really find much of use on
>configuration of the filesystem.
>
>I'm guessing it's easy, but I don't see it.

Do you want to move the entire data directory, or a particular 
database within it?

-- 
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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Moving a database ....Henry F. Marquardt17 Sep
  • Re: Moving a database ....Paul DuBois17 Sep
  • Re: Moving a database ....Bob Kline17 Sep
    • RE: Moving a database ....Henry F. Marquardt17 Sep
      • Re: Moving a database ....Scott Hess18 Sep
        • RE: Moving a database ....Henry F. Marquardt18 Sep