On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 10:50 AM, Michael Dykman <mdykman@stripped> wrote:
> Nothing in the mysql startup files ever removes any directories of any kind.
> At a guess: only my clients who work on Macs ever report this king of
> 'disappearing folder' behaviour. And every time it turn out to be Time
> Machine. Ask around on those lists.
I'm not running time machine on this box. I realize it's Mac specific,
I just thought someone here might have experienced and solved this.
Thanks for the reply.
> On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 12:34 PM, Larry Martell <larry.martell@stripped>
>> I just set up mysql on Mac OS 10.8. Each time after the machine is
>> rebooted the server fails to start with:
>> 2013-04-13 14:09:54 12222 [ERROR] /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqld: Can't
>> create/write to file '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.pid' (Errcode: 2 - No
>> such file or directory)
>> Because the /var/run/mysqld dir does not exist. I have to create it
>> manually then the server starts. But I have to do this after each
>> reboot, which is a pain. Anyone know why the /var/run/mysqld dir gets
>> deleted, or how to get around this?
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> - michael dykman
> - mdykman@stripped
> May the Source be with you.