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From:Gerald Clark Date:May 2 2001 1:30pm
Subject:Re: Installing MySQL on Solaris as a user(not root)
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Since mysqladmin ran, the server is already running.

Roman Shtykh wrote:

> I have a problem running MySQL on Solaris. I downloaded the source and compiled it
> following all the instructions and made mysql directory in my home directory. When I enter
> "mysqladmin version" I get:
> mysqladmin  Ver 6.9 Distrib 3.21.33b, for sun-solaris2.8 on sparc
> TCX Datakonsult AB, by Monty
> Server version          3.23.37
> Protocol version        10
> Connection              Localhost via UNIX socket
> UNIX socket             /tmp/mysql.sock
> Uptime:                 2 hours 30 min 51 sec
> Threads: 1  Questions: 8  Slow queries: 0  Opens: 6  Flush tables: 1  Open tables: 0
> Queries per second avg: 0.001
> But when I give the command "safe_mysqld&" I get:
>  Starting mysqld demon with databases from /usr/local/mysql/var
> /usr/local/bin/safe_mysqld: /usr/local/mysql/var/grdmss57.log: cannot create
> It seems to me it can't create because I am not a root. What should I do?
> Also I can't create my password for MySQL. I get "mysqladmin: connect to server at
> 'localhost' failed
> error: 'Access denied for user: 'm5051236@localhost' (Using password: YES)'"
> If you have any information how to manage MySQL installed in home directory, please,
> help me. Maybe, I did smth wrong while installing(for example, if we install Apache in the
> home dir, we can choose port number etc.)?
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Installing MySQL on Solaris as a user(not root)Roman Shtykh2 May
  • Re: Installing MySQL on Solaris as a user(not root)Gerald Clark2 May