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From:Paul DuBois Date:June 10 1999 4:34pm
Subject:Re: Changing the Datadir of MySQL
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At 11:06 AM -0500 6/10/99, Poul Christiansen wrote:
>Hi,
>
>I have been trying to change the datadir of the MySQL server, from the
>default og /var/lib/mysql to something else.
>
>I've attempted to do this with the following line in the /etc/my.cnf file:
>datadir = /usr/mysql/db
>
>It doesn't seem to work, but I cannot figure out what the suntax of this
>setting is.
>
>Can someone please help me?

That's the syntax, but it won't work unless you specify that the setting
applies to mysqld by giving the group specifier:

[mysqld]
datadir=/usr/mysql/db


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