Peter Brawley wrote:
> >I'm having no luck getting MySQL 5 installed under Windows 2000
> >The service does not start, either automatically on bootup, or
> manually. Reading
> >through the manual does not address the issue, at least that I could
> From %mysql_home%\bin try running it first in a cmd window ...
> mysqld-nt --console --log_warnings
> mysqld-nt --standalone --log_warnings
> Once it runs without errors, shut mysqld-nt down, eg by running
> mysaladmin -uroot shutdown
> from another cmd window, then install the service with ...
> mysqld-nt -- install
> after which it should auto-start at bootup.
Hi Peter, and thanks for the quick reply.
I managed to get it installed and running - it seems to be very flaky
depending on which config wizard options are chosen. This time I got
asked which port to use - that had never appeared before.
But now I'm trying to point it to a different data dir. In my.ini I have
which I've also copied to c:\
When I try to restart the service from control panel, it throws an error:
Error 1067. The process terminated unexpectedly.
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