On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 8:13 PM, will <will.vande@stripped> wrote:
> ok, cool. I was not sure if I could use logrotate with the mysql logs.
> Is it safe to delete what I have there at the moment? I need to free
> up some disk space.
this is what logrotate run before and after
[ -e /var/lock/subsys/mysqld ] && /bin/kill -HUP `cat
/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.pid 2> /dev/null ` || /bin/true
Assuming paths are the same I would run the above commands. Short of
that I would take down mysql, delete log, then bring mysql back up.