Have you tried using mysqld_safe --user=mysql
'mysql' being the name of the user you want mysqld to run as.
On Tue, 18 Jan 2005 20:33:38 -0800, Russ <russbucket@stripped> wrote:
> I'm having trouble getting myslqd to run as a user other than root when it is
> started by mysqld_safe. I folowed the steps in the manual but mysqld
> continues to run as root, mysqld_safe runs as the changed user. I check
> my.conf and the user statement is in the mysqld section as outlined.
> If I manually start mysqld directly it runs as the changed user. so its
> something in mysqld thats changing it but I cannot find out what. I have a
> little programming knowledge but I'm no master.
> Can anyone point me in the right direction?
> Thanks in advance!!!
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