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From:Gerald Clark Date:October 17 2001 1:35pm
Subject:Re: Can't start mysql-4.0.0-alpha (binary dist)
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Since everything is ownd by root, mysql may not have search privileges 
on some directories.

chown -R mysql /usr/local/mysql

may solve the problem.

Greg Cope wrote:

> Dear All
> 
> I feel like a muppet asking this (my reputation will be ruined:-)
> 
> Trying ./bin/mysqld_safe &
> 
> In the error log:
> 
> /usr/local/mysql-4.0.0-alpha-pc-linux-gnu-i686/bin/mysqld: Fatal error:
> Can't find messagefile
> 'mysql-4.0.0-alpha-pc-linux-gnu-i686/share/mysql/english/errmsg.sys'
> 
> A strace gives the line:
> 
> open("mysql-4.0.0-alpha-pc-linux-gnu-i686/share/mysql/english/errmsg.sys",
> O_RDONLY|O_LARGEFILE) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)
> 
> Yet:
> 
> [20:19:10 root@duck mysql]$ ls
> ChangeLog  bin  configure  data  include  lib  man  scripts  share 
> support-files
> [20:21:43 root@duck mysql]$ ls -l share/mysql/english/errmsg.sys 
> -rw-r--r--    1 root     root        11334 Oct 11 22:04
> share/mysql/english/errmsg.sys
> [20:33:26 root@duck mysql]$ pwd
> /usr/local/mysql
> 
> This passes mysql-test/mysql-test-run.
> 
> Its late, what I am doing wrong ... Clues on a postcard ?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Greg
> 
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Can't start mysql-4.0.0-alpha (binary dist)Greg Cope16 Oct
  • Re: Can't start mysql-4.0.0-alpha (binary dist)Gerald Clark17 Oct
  • Re: Can't start mysql-4.0.0-alpha (binary dist)Greg Cope17 Oct