>>>>> "Joost-Jan" == Joost-Jan Hendriksen <joost-jan@stripped>
Joost-Jan> First of all, thank you for your reply!
Joost-Jan> Michael Widenius wrote:
>> > You can install the shareware version anywhere, but if you don't store
>> it in C: then you have startup arguments to where you have installed
>> it! For example: mysqld --basedir=d:/mysql
>> The above is explained in the MySQL README file you got with the
>> shareware version.
Joost-Jan> I tried to, but mysql crashes when I try to start it this way ... :(
If you can describe exactly what happens, we may be able to help you!
>> The registered version can more easily be installed anywhere with the
>> help of a my.cnf file!
Joost-Jan> I tried to use a .cnf file with our shareware version, but I have got
Joost-Jan> the idea that the shareware version does not read this file. Am I
Joost-Jan> correct when I think this?
Yes. The current shareware version doesn't support my.cnf files.