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From:Reindl Harald Date:April 26 2011 1:30pm
Subject:Re: problem starting server
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Am 26.04.2011 14:56, schrieb Gergely Buday:
> Hi there,
> I installed a mysql server on my Mac using homebrew.
> $ mysql --version
> mysql  Ver 14.12 Distrib 5.0.91, for apple-darwin10.0 (i386) using
> EditLine wrapper
> When trying to start it I get
> $ mysql.server start
> Starting MySQL
> .. ERROR! The server quit without updating PID file
> (/usr/local/var/mysql/
> What should I do to start MySQL?

does the mysql-user have write-permissions to /usr/local/var/mysql/?
this is the default workingdir and there are the databases stored
too in the "data" folder

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problem starting serverGergely Buday26 Apr
  • Re: problem starting serverReindl Harald26 Apr
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