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From:Victoria Reznichenko Date:November 20 2003 2:26pm
Subject:Re: deleting files related to mysql
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"M.D. DeWar" <mark@stripped> wrote:
> Hello,
> in my /var/db/mysql there is a whole lot of files that have
> spiderman-bin.001 all the way to 038
> Can I safely delete these files ?

These are binary log files. If you don't need them, you can delete them and start server
without --log-bin option.
> 
> I also have these
> 25088 Sep 12 23:41 ib_arch_log_0000000000
>   5242880 Nov 19 16:18 ib_logfile0
>   5242880 Sep 12 23:41 ib_logfile1
> 10485760 Nov 19 16:16 ibdata1
>    208758 Nov 19 16:18 log.0000000001
> 
> can any of these be deleted ?

These files are related to the InnoDB. If you don't use InnoDB tables you can delete these
files and start server with --skip-innodb option.


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deleting files related to mysqlM.D. DeWar20 Nov
  • Re: deleting files related to mysqlDaniel Kiss20 Nov
  • Re: deleting files related to mysqlVictoria Reznichenko20 Nov