> -----Original Message-----
> From: Heikki Tuuri [mailto:Heikki.Tuuri@stripped]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 29, 2003 12:58 PM
> crash recovery is usually much faster than purge and merge.
> Killing the mysqld process is a legal (and the fastest :)) way of shutting
> down InnoDB.
That's good to hear. W2K tells me I don't have permission to kill the
process, despite having all admin privileges, so I'll look into that now.
Soon, this database will move to Linux or BSD, I hope.
> Why did you set fast_shutdown=0?
I'm asking myself the same question... ;-) I really don't remember. The
last time I changed the config was when I started using Innodb, four or five
months ago. Don't know what the heck I was thinking.
> By the way, I am not sure the setting really affects the variable value at
> all, since in versions < 4.0.15 there was a bug that it was specified as a
> NO_ARG parameter.
I noticed some of your other messages about that. It's probably time for me
Thanks very much. I really appreciate the speed with which you respond (not
just to my messages, I read the list regularly).