>>>>> "Barry" == Barry <barry@stripped> writes:
Barry> Thanks for both replies!
Barry> I think the stopping and refresh were the problems. I am just
Barry> testing/learning now, so no one else is using the DB.
Barry> I was not able to repeat the problem this morning. So it was something I
Barry> was doing.
Barry> The script will be handy.
Barry> If I may ask one more question - I saw in the NT docs for MySQL somewhere
Barry> when I first started playing with MySQL that "the only way to shut down the
Barry> server at this time was to use the Admin utilities and do a 'shutdown
Barry> Did I read this correctly? I can't find it again.
The above doesn't anymore apply to the NT version.
Barry> Is it still true for the latest version. I just purchased a license so I
Barry> will be using the lasest very soon (shareware currently). I will have MySQL
Barry> configured as a service on NT.
Barry> Weekly I do an auto-reboot of the NT server at 3AM Monday morning. The
Barry> reboot uses the NT shutdown-restart (not forcibly) facilities so I would
Barry> imagine that all services are stopped by NT. Does stopping the MySQL NT
Barry> service shutdown MySQL server nicely or should I use a script to shutdown
Barry> MySQL before the reboot.
NT will stop MySQL nicely on reboot.