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From:Martijn Tonies Date:July 5 2005 3:41pm
Subject:Re: Network drive
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Hi Ruben,

> I would like to make a short, quick and simple
> question.
>
> Is it possible to have the following line:
>
> innodb_data_home_dir="X:/data/"
>
> in a my.ini config file?
>
> I'm using windows XP, mysql 4.1.12, X: is a mapped
> network drive to a Linux folder using samba, all the
> permissions are set and tested.
>
> I have seen this posted many times but without many
> replies. I want to use a folder in a mapped drive to
> save my InnoDB data. Is this possible?

I don't know this particular answer for MySQL, but I
do have 1 question:

If the database engine doesn't have control over the files
and/or drive, what should it do in the case of a network
failure?

Let alone the latency of a networked file...

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
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