Rudy, Egor, Victoria,
Thank you for keeping an eye on me. I ended up doing a reinstall of
MySQL and have successfully connected.
I feel I have broken through a wall only to find an infinite number of
walls yet to break through.
Such is the adventure I have chosen.
Be at peace,
On Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at 11:13 AM, Rudy Metzger wrote:
> If you got the error message during creation of the innoDB files (e.g.
> during install) you HAVE TO DELETE all files and restart the
> installation. There is no way around this!
> However, if the file got corrupted after installation (e.g. you already
> used it for days) you can repair it (maybe someone changed the file
> permissions and/or ownership). You can change filepermissions on unix
> (linux) with chmod (type 'man chmod') on the command line, and change
> ownership with chown (man chown). You can delete files with 'rm' or
> 'unlink' (again, see the man pages for help)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Depenbrock [mailto:mark@stripped]
> Sent: woensdag 9 juli 2003 16:35
> To: Egor Egorov
> Cc: mysql@stripped
> Subject: Re: InnoDB: Operating system error number 13 in a file
> Hello Egor,
> You give me hope but...
> I attempted to set up permissions but it appears that I need to start
> up MySQL in order to do that.
> That brings me right back to my original problem of not being able to
> I am thinking of reinstalling MySQL to see if I missed something in the
> original install.
> Any more suggestions please, I am at a loss.
> Mark D.
> On Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at 09:26 AM, Egor Egorov wrote:
>> Mark Depenbrock <mark@stripped> wrote:
>>> Can not make mysql connection -
>>> error log:
>>> 030708 08:53:48 mysqld started
>>> 030708 8:53:49 InnoDB: Operating system error number 13 in a file
>>> InnoDB: See http://www.innodb.com/ibman.html for installation help.
>>> InnoDB: The error means mysqld does not have the access rights to
>>> InnoDB: the directory.
>>> InnoDB: File name ./ibdata1
>>> The http://www.innodb.com/ibman.html stated:
>>> If something goes wrong in an InnoDB database creation,
>>> you should delete all files created by InnoDB.
>>> This means all data files, all log files, the small archived log
>>> and in the case you already did create some InnoDB tables,
>>> delete also the corresponding .frm files for these tables from the
>>> MySQL database directories.
>>> Then you can try the InnoDB database creation again. It is best to
>>> start the MySQL server from a command prompt so that you see what is
>>> Should I delete these files? and if so, how do you delete files from
>>> the command line?
>> No, you should set up permissions on the directory and file. Error 13
>> means "Permission denied".
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