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From:Gerald Clark Date:October 2 2001 1:54pm
Subject:Re: Cannot get server to honor configuration settings
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That is a permissions error. Mysql does not own the database directory.

chown -R mysql /var/lib/mysql


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> With basedir and datadir=/var/lib/mysql the error is:
> 011001 16:16:42  /usr/libexec/mysqld: Can't find file: './mysql/host.frm' (errno:
> 13)
> 
> With basedir=/var/lib/mysql and datadir not set:
> /usr/libexec/mysqld: Can't change dir to '/var/lib/mysql/var/' (Errcode: 2)
> 011001 16:18:23  Aborting
> 011001 16:18:23  /usr/libexec/mysqld: Shutdown Complete
> 
> With datadir=/var/lib/mysql and basedir not set:
> More information on setting the parameters you find in the
> manual.
> 011001 16:19:19  /usr/libexec/mysqld: Can't find file: './mysql/host.frm' (errno:
> 13)
> 
> The server version: /usr/libexec/mysqld  Ver 3.23.42-max for pc-linux-gnu on i686
> This is the latest version available from www.mysql.com.
> I also tried the latest version available from Red Hat (a little older
> version) with the same results.
> 
> What gives?
> 
> Todd Merriman
> todd@stripped
> 
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