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From:Paul DuBois Date:March 22 2003 1:46am
Subject:Re: Other Install Problems
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At 17:11 -0800 3/21/03, Bonnie Poole wrote:
>I just sent a note but here is more info. I was able to mysql_install_db
>successfully. But when I run safe_mysqld  -- user=mysql & this
>   is what appears in the err file
>    030321 16:00:24  InnoDB: Operating system error number 13 in a file

% perror 13
Error code  13:  Permission denied

If you ran mysql_install_db as root or as some user other than mysql,
the directories and files created by that script likely are
owned by that user.  You'll need to chown them to mysql.

>InnoDB: See for installation help.
>InnoDB: The error means mysqld does not have the access rights to
>InnoDB: the directory.
>InnoDB: File name ./ibdata1
>InnoDB: Cannot continue operation.
>030321 16:00:24  mysqld ended
>  Any suggestions??? Thanks.
>     Bonnie P. Poole
>     DiscoveryLink Solutions Development
>     IBM Life Sciences
>     714-438-6361 Voice Mail

Paul DuBois
sql, query
Other Install ProblemsBonnie Poole22 Mar
  • Re: Other Install ProblemsPaul DuBois22 Mar