That's the ticket! Thanks
On 09/08/2011 06:55 AM, Andrew Moore wrote:
> Check that you're looking at the variable in the GLOBAL scope not the
> SESSION scope.
> SHOW GLOBAL VARIABLE ...
> On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 11:34 AM, Bruce Ferrell<bferrell@stripped>wrote:
>> On 09/08/2011 02:56 AM, Johan De Meersman wrote:
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "Bruce Ferrell"<bferrell@stripped**>
>>>> To: mysql@stripped
>>>> Sent: Thursday, 8 September, 2011 3:10:16 AM
>>>> Subject: trying to change wait_timeout
>>>> I've read the documentation on MySQL for version 5.1 and it says all
>>>> I have to do is to place the following:
>>>> under [mysqld]
>>> That, and restart the service, of course. You *did* think of restarting
>>> the service, I trust? :-p
>>> That being said, it is also a dynamic variable, so if you didn't restart,
>>> prefer not to restart *and* are certain your config file is correct; you can
>>> also do "set global wait_timeout=xxx" to have it take effect immediately for
>>> all new sessions. Yes, that means you'll have to disconnect/reconnect to see
>>> the change in your own session.
>> Good question to ask. Yes, I did restart mysql. Both before and after
>> show variables like 'wait_time%' returns 28800. Most confusing.
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