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From:Larry Martell Date:April 17 2013 3:29pm
Subject:Re: MySQL on Mac OS 10.8
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On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 8:32 AM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl@stripped> wrote:
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>
> Am 17.04.2013 15:32, schrieb Larry Martell:
>> On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 11:31 AM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl@stripped>
> wrote:
>>> Am 16.04.2013 18:34, schrieb Larry Martell:
>>>> 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?
>>>
>>> you need to consult your operating system's documentation
>>> on linux with systemd it would be the following config
>>>
>>> [root@srv-rhsoft:~]$ cat /etc/tmpfiles.d/mysql.conf
>>> d /var/run/mysqld 0755 mysql mysql -
>>
>> Doesn't seem to be anything like that running on MacOS. I googled and
>> didn't find anything. I posted to a mac forum, but haven't received
>> any responses yet. I'll have to try SO
>
> you need to modify the StartupItem to create the directory
> before starting mysqld, as said: OS manual
>
>
> http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql-macosx-excerpt/5.5/en/macosx-installation-startupitem.html

Yes, I have this, but it doesn't work if /var/run/mysqld is not there.
I still have to manually create that dir after each reboot.
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MySQL on Mac OS 10.8Larry Martell16 Apr
  • Re: MySQL on Mac OS 10.8Michael Dykman16 Apr
    • Re: MySQL on Mac OS 10.8Larry Martell16 Apr
  • Re: MySQL on Mac OS 10.8Reindl Harald16 Apr
    • Re: MySQL on Mac OS 10.8Larry Martell17 Apr
      • Re: MySQL on Mac OS 10.8Reindl Harald17 Apr
        • Re: MySQL on Mac OS 10.8Larry Martell17 Apr
          • Re: MySQL on Mac OS 10.8Kapil Karekar17 Apr
          • Re: MySQL on Mac OS 10.8Reindl Harald17 Apr