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From:Paul DuBois Date:November 23 1999 7:53pm
Subject:Re: will not start as non root user<synopsis of the problem (one
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At 2:04 PM -0500 11/23/99, peter wrote:
>>Description:
>         mysql was set up as in instructions into /usr/local/mysql, 
>setup was complete, then I changed the daemon user to socrates. The 
>server will not boot up as a user other than root. I copied 
>mysql.server to /etc/rc.d and changed the daemon user to socrates 
>but still runs as root.
>
>>How-To-Repeat:
>       just follow set up + copy mysql server to /etc/rc.d and change 
>deamon user to socrates. Also ownership of link(mysql) mysql 
>directoryu in local was changes to socrates. socrates uses a cshell.

How did you "change the daemon user to socrates"?  Change the ownership
of the server binary?  That won't do it.

>
>>Fix:
>
>
>>Submitter-Id:	i have no ID, never user help before
>>Originator:	peter
>>Organization: the center for structural and functional genomics, 
>>concordia university
>>MySQL support: [none ]
>>Synopsis:	will not start as non root user
>>Severity:	[serious ] because if server crashs can gain root access
>>Priority:	high
>>Category:	mysql
>>Class:	        support
>>Release:	mysql-3.22.27 (TCX binary)
>
>>Environment:
>
>System: Linux gene 2.0.35 #57 Tue Oct 13 23:02:53 CDT 1998 i686 unknown
>Architecture: i686
>
>Some paths:  /usr/bin/perl /usr/bin/make /usr/bin/gcc /usr/bin/cc
>GCC: Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i486-linux/2.7.2.3/specs
>gcc version 2.7.2.3
>Compilation info: CC='gcc'  CFLAGS='-O6 -mpentium 
>-fomit-frame-pointer'  CXX='gcc'  CXXFLAGS='-O6 -mpentium 
>-fomit-frame-pointer -felide-constructors'  LDFLAGS='-static'
>Configure command: ./configure  --prefix=/usr/local/mysql 
>'--with-comment=TCX binary' --enable-assembler 
>--with-mysqld-ldflags=-all-static --with-client-ldflags=-all-static 
>--disable-shared
>Perl: This is perl, version 5.005_02 built for i586-linux
>
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will not start as non root user<synopsis of the problem (one line)>peter23 Nov
  • Re: will not start as non root user<synopsis of the problem (oneline)>Paul DuBois23 Nov