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From:Anand kumar Date:January 14 2010 5:04am
Subject:Re: probably a permissions problem that I cannot figure out.
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can you give us the error , it can be found on the file
"/usr/local/mysql/data/Power-Mac-G5.local.err"

Thanks
Anand

On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 9:49 AM, Chris Elhardt <celhardt@stripped> wrote:

> mySQL-5.1.34-osx10.4-powerpc-64bit
>
> Not sure how this happened, but mySql will not start anymore, either from
> the command line or the system pref control panel.
>
> here's a startup sample: [I have blocked out the password]
>
> Power-Mac-G5:/usr/local/mysql chriselhardt$ sudo
> /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqld_safe --user=root --password=xxxx
> /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqld_safe: line 209: /usr/bin/grep: cannot execute
> binary file
> 100113 16:21:07 mysqld_safe Logging to
> '/usr/local/mysql/data/Power-Mac-G5.local.err'.
> 100113 16:21:07 mysqld_safe Starting mysqld daemon with databases from
> /usr/local/mysql/data
> 100113 16:21:08 mysqld_safe mysqld from pid file
> /usr/local/mysql/data/Power-Mac-G5.local.pid ended
> Power-Mac-G5:/usr/local/mysql chriselhardt$ pwd
> /usr/local/mysql
>
> and another one:
>
> Power-Mac-G5:/usr/local/mysql chriselhardt$ sudo
> /usr/local/mysql/support-files/mysql.server start
> Starting MySQL.. ERROR! Manager of pid-file quit without updating file.
>
>
> where are the config files supposed to be?   ~Users/chriselhardt/.my.cnf
> has only a single line,
> [mySQL]
> and I'm pretty sure there used to be more in there than that.
>
>
> Thanks for any assistance.
>
>
>
> "In the space of one hundred and seventy-six years the Mississippi has
> shortened itself two hundred and forty-two miles. Therefore ... in the
> Old Silurian Period the Mississippi River was upward of one million
> three hundred thousand miles long ... seven hundred and forty-two years
> from now the Mississippi will be only a mile and three-quarters long.
> ... There is something fascinating about science. One gets such
> wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of
> fact."
>
> M. Twain
>
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probably a permissions problem that I cannot figure out.Chris Elhardt14 Jan
  • Re: probably a permissions problem that I cannot figure out.Anand kumar14 Jan