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From:Chuck Gadd Date:December 2 2003 2:53am
Subject:Re: Mysql won't start
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Michael Burke wrote:

> 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
> InnoDB: File operation call: 'open'.
> InnoDB: Cannot continue operation.
> 031201 20:00:49  mysqld ended
> It seems strange since the only thing I've done is copy my.cnf to /etc.


Did you just now create the my.cnf?  My guess is that your data isn't where
mysql is looking.

In the [mysqld] section, there is an entry that says

datadir=/data/directory





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Mysql won't startMichael Burke1 Dec
  • Re: Mysql won't startDan Nelson1 Dec
  • Re: Mysql won't startChuck Gadd1 Dec
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