At 2:04 PM -0500 11/23/99, peter wrote:
> 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.
> 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.
>>Submitter-Id: i have no ID, never user help before
>>Organization: the center for structural and functional genomics,
>>MySQL support: [none ]
>>Synopsis: will not start as non root user
>>Severity: [serious ] because if server crashs can gain root access
>>Release: mysql-3.22.27 (TCX binary)
>System: Linux gene 2.0.35 #57 Tue Oct 13 23:02:53 CDT 1998 i686 unknown
>Some paths: /usr/bin/perl /usr/bin/make /usr/bin/gcc /usr/bin/cc
>GCC: Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i486-linux/126.96.36.199/specs
>gcc version 188.8.131.52
>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
>Perl: This is perl, version 5.005_02 built for i586-linux
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