Thanks, Martin, but that's not it. As I mentioned in my email, I'm running
as MySQL root user with all priv bits set. I tried your suggestion anyway,
but no change.
On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 4:34 PM, Martin Gainty <mgainty@stripped> wrote:
> log into mysql as admin
> GRANT FILE ON *.* to 'username'@'HOST';
> then login to username@HOST
> retry FILE operation
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> > Date: Fri, 5 Dec 2008 15:44:06 -0500
> > From: brad.heintz@stripped
> > To: mysql@stripped
> > Subject: Vexing permissions issue with partitioned CREATE TABLE
> > All -
> > Thanks in advance for help with a sticky problem.
> > I'm attempting to create a partitioned table thus:
> > CREATE TABLE `my_precious_table` (
> > `id` bigint(20) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT,
> > `startTimeStamp` datetime NOT NULL DEFAULT '0000-00-00 00:00:00',
> > PRIMARY KEY (`id`,`startTimeStamp`)
> > ) ENGINE=MyISAM DEFAULT CHARSET=latin1
> > PARTITION BY RANGE (year(startTimeStamp)) (
> > PARTITION p0 VALUES LESS THAN (2005) DATA DIRECTORY = '/foo/data_foo'
> > INDEX DIRECTORY = '/foo/idx_foo' ENGINE = MyISAM,
> > PARTITION p1 VALUES LESS THAN MAXVALUE DATA DIRECTORY =
> > '/foo/data_foo' INDEX DIRECTORY = '/foo/idx_foo' ENGINE = MyISAM);
> > (This query is pared way down from the original, but still suffers from
> > same problem.) Note that there are data and index directories specified
> > the individual partitions. This statement was originally generated by a
> > MySQL instance of version 5.1.22-rc-log, and I'm attempting to run it on
> > 5.1.29-rc-community.
> > I get the following error when I attempt to create a table this way:
> > ERROR 1 (HY000): Can't create/write to file
> > '/foo/idx_foo/my_precious_table#P#p0.MYI' (Errcode: 13)
> > I'm pretty sure it's not a filesystem-level issue, because permissions on
> > the specified folders are all 777:
> > [me@mymachine foo]$ ls -al /foo
> > total 32
> > drwxrwxrwx 4 root root 4096 Dec 5 13:56 .
> > drwxr-xr-x 25 root root 4096 Dec 5 13:55 ..
> > drwxrwxrwx 2 root root 4096 Dec 5 13:56 data_foo
> > drwxrwxrwx 2 root root 4096 Dec 5 13:56 idx_foo
> > I'm also pretty sure it's not a MySQL grants/permissions issue, because
> > operating as MySQL root with all privilege bits set.
> > Other notes:
> > - I can create the table without the DATA/INDEX DIRECTORY specified, but
> > need to place the partitions for this very large table on a separate
> > - It shouldn't make a difference with everything set to 777, but I've
> > setting the owner/group for the directories to root:root, mysql:mysql,
> > myself, just to try it. No change.
> > - The docs (if I have read everything correctly) indicate that specifying
> > DATA DIRECTORY and INDEX DIRECTORY per partition in the manner above is
> > legit, and that attempting to specify them at the table level for a
> > partitioned table is not.
> > I've googled extensively, searched the list archives, and exhausted every
> > other avenue I could think of before posting to the list, but am no
> > to an answer. Does anyone have any ideas? Have I missed something in the
> > docs?
> > Many thanks,
> > - Brad Heintz
> > --
> > Brad Heintz
> > brad.heintz@stripped
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