On 9/10/2010 10:01 AM, george larson wrote:
> Uwe Brauer wrote:
> The only one I know of, for my environment, is /etc/my.cnf. I believe
> that it can be located elsewhere but you could just use 'find' to find
> it. I've broken my dev. MySQL many, many times and that's the only file
> I know about outside of my data directory. :)
> I don't have any good ideas about discerning precisely what version of
> MySQL was running, though.
The error log will have the version information. Each successful startup
includes something similar to
100910 7:50:30 [Note] mysqld: ready for connections.
Version: '5.1.48-enterprise-gpl-advanced' socket: '' port: 3306 MySQL
Enterprise Server - Advanced Edition (GPL)
For more information on how to locate the error log:
MySQL Principal Technical Support Engineer
Oracle USA, Inc.
Office: Blountville, TN