Thanks, Monty. Adding
to c:\my.cnf fixed the problem. The service now starts without any trouble
(for both mysqld and mysqld-nt).
From: Christian Mack <Mack@stripped>
To: monty@stripped <monty@stripped>
Cc: Glen de Vries <gdev@stripped>; win32@stripped
Date: Thursday, March 18, 1999 7:48 AM
Subject: Re: Service fails to start
>Michael Widenius wrote:
>> >>>>> "Glen" == Glen de Vries <gdev@stripped> writes:
>> Glen> Monty,
>> Glen> In response to your inquiries for our difficulty in starting mysql
>> Glen> service...
>> >> Which MySQL version ?
>> Glen> 3.22.20
>> >> Did you run 'mysqld-nt --install' ?
>> Glen> Yes, and I checked the registry. I have the same problem with
>> Glen> mysqld
>> >> If you are using the registered version, try using 'mysqld' instead of
>> >> mysqld-nt with a C:\my.cnf file that has the following entry:
>> >> [mysqld]
>> >> debug
>> Glen> I did a mysqld-nt --remove, then mysqld --install, then started it
>> Glen> service with the my.cnf. Here's what I got in the trace:
>> Glen> T@1 : | | >my_open
>> Glen> T@1 : | | | my: Name: '\my\share\english\errmsg.sys' Flags:
>> Glen> MyFlags: 0
>> Glen> T@1 : | | | error: Got error 2 on open
>> Glen> T@1 : | | <my_open
>> The problem is that somehow MySQL doesn't find the path to mysqld!
>> This works for me on my NT SP3 machine :(
>> Do you have a C:\my.cnf file ?
>> You can problaby solve the above with any of the following solutions:
>> - Install mysqld with full path:
>> C:\mysql\bin\mysqld-nt --install
>> - Create a my.cnf file with the following information:
>> I shall add more information to mysqld trace log to find out exactly
>> what is going on if this happens for someone else.!
>Just tried it and --install doesn't work for me too.
>I always get an error window 'mysql' with 'Failed to install Service'.
>--standalone works as expected.
>Win NT4.0 SP4 workstation, mysqlwin-3_22_20