This is a real nightmare. A Mac crashed, the hard disk could
be saved. Right now it can't be booted.
But I don't know precisely the version of the OS
(most likely Mac X 10.4), nor the version of mysql (most
likely 5.3.x) and to make things worse I did not generate a
So is there any change to recover the db?
Could I just try to copy the relevant directory which
contains the db say to a linux machine and hope for the
Any advice is strongly appreciated since a wiki is in that