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From:Darryle Steplight Date:February 29 2012 6:32pm
Subject:Re: mysql for os x 10.6 (64bit) cannot start service
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Are you looking in /usr/local/mysql/data ? You should see a
username.err file. You might have to sudo to open the file just do
"sudo tail -f FILENAME" or "sudo taill -f  /path/to/filename/ ".

On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 1:00 PM, Elim Qiu <elim.qiu@stripped> wrote:
> -rw-r--r--   1 root    wheel  17987 Dec 17 09:01 COPYING
> -rw-r--r--   1 root    wheel   7371 Dec 17 09:01 INSTALL-BINARY
> -rw-r--r--   1 root    wheel   2552 Dec 17 09:01 README
> drwxr-xr-x  46 root    wheel   1564 Dec 17 09:01 bin
> drwxr-x---   8 _mysql  wheel    272 Feb 29 10:36 data
> drwxr-xr-x   4 root    wheel    136 Dec 17 09:01 docs
> drwxr-xr-x  35 root    wheel   1190 Dec 17 09:01 include
> drwxr-xr-x  22 root    wheel    748 Feb 29 10:33 lib
> drwxr-xr-x   4 root    wheel    136 Dec 17 09:01 man
> drwxr-xr-x  15 root    wheel    510 Dec 17 09:01 mysql-test
> drwxr-xr-x   3 root    wheel    102 Dec 17 09:01 scripts
> drwxr-xr-x  35 root    wheel   1190 Dec 17 09:01 share
> drwxr-xr-x  29 root    wheel    986 Dec 17 09:01 sql-bench
> drwxr-xr-x  16 root    wheel    544 Dec 17 09:01
> support-files
>
> I found the MySQL document is often difficult to read, but a web search
> indicates that should in data directory, but I cannot even cd to that
> directory (sudo is not good enough!)
>
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 10:33 AM, Larry Martell
> <larry.martell@stripped>wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 10:17 AM, Elim Qiu <elim.qiu@stripped> wrote:
>> > Thanks Larry and Darryle for your help
>> >
>> > Where the error log should be?
>>
>> http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/error-log.html
>>
>>
>> >
>> > On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 8:22 AM, Larry Martell
> <larry.martell@stripped>
>> > wrote:
>> >>
>> >> On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 7:46 AM, Elim Qiu <elim.qiu@stripped>
> wrote:
>> >> > Yes, there is an icon. I can open the preference but the start
> service
>> >> > button cannot do the job
>> >>
>> >> What is in the mysql error log?
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> >
>> >> > On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 7:20 AM, Darryle Steplight
>> >> > <dsteplight@stripped>
>> >> > wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> >> Do you see a MySql icon under  System Preferences >
> Other ? That's
>> how
>> >> >> I start MySql on my Mac.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> **
>> >> >>
>> >> >>
>> >> >>
>> >> >>
>> >
>> >
>>



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mysql for os x 10.6 (64bit) cannot start serviceElim Qiu29 Feb
  • Re: mysql for os x 10.6 (64bit) cannot start serviceDarryle Steplight29 Feb
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    • Re: mysql for os x 10.6 (64bit) cannot start serviceDarryle Steplight29 Feb
  • Re: mysql for os x 10.6 (64bit) cannot start serviceElim Qiu29 Feb
    • Re: mysql for os x 10.6 (64bit) cannot start serviceLarry Martell29 Feb
      • Re: mysql for os x 10.6 (64bit) cannot start serviceElim Qiu29 Feb
        • Re: mysql for os x 10.6 (64bit) cannot start serviceLarry Martell29 Feb
          • Re: mysql for os x 10.6 (64bit) cannot start serviceElim Qiu29 Feb
            • Re: mysql for os x 10.6 (64bit) cannot start serviceLarry Martell29 Feb
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                • Re: mysql for os x 10.6 (64bit) cannot start serviceDarryle Steplight29 Feb
                  • Re: mysql for os x 10.6 (64bit) cannot start serviceElim Qiu29 Feb
                    • Re: mysql for os x 10.6 (64bit) cannot start serviceElim Qiu29 Feb
                    • Re: mysql for os x 10.6 (64bit) cannot start serviceLarry Martell29 Feb
            • Re: mysql for os x 10.6 (64bit) cannot start serviceDarryle Steplight29 Feb