On Wed, 14 Nov 2001 08:38:04 -0800, Bill Adams <badams@stripped> wrote:
>>> /usr/local/mysql/bin:mysql$ mysqladmin -u root -p shutdown
>>> But this one doesn't work for me, even though I am using the proper
>>> password and am the proper user. Executing this command just leaves me
>>> hanging at the prompt (and the only way to get out of the hang is to
>>> either suspend the job, which also has no effect).
>>Do you have a query still running? E.g. does mysqladmin -uroot -p
>>processlist show any locks? If so, can you kill the thread with mysqladmin
Have you tried ./mysqladmin -u root -p shutdown
when in the 'bin' folder otherwise typing mysqladmin, it will check the server
PATH, to find the mysqladmin
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