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From:Simson L. Garfinkel Date:April 4 1999 9:16pm
Subject:Re: Cannot start as NT service
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Hmm. We don't use mysql as an NT service. We just run it when we want it, then
kill it when we are done.

----- Original Message -----
From: Michael Widenius <monty@stripped>
To: Simson L. Garfinkel <simsong@stripped>
Cc: Aaron Johnson <solution@stripped>; Christopher R. Jones <cj@stripped>;
Sent: Saturday, April 03, 1999 5:52 PM
Subject: Re: Cannot start as NT service

> >>>>> "Simson" == Simson L Garfinkel <simsong@stripped>
> writes:
> Simson> HUH? Is there any way to run MySQL without a.cnf file in the C:\
> Yes;  The 3.22.20 version has a 'small' bug on NT which requires it to
> have a \my.cnf file;  I will release 3.22.21 with a fix for this tomorrow.
> Simson> Like, can we:
> Simson> 1. Specify all of the contents on the command line.
> Yes;  This works on Win95 and Win98, but unfortunately not with MySQL
> on NT. (The problem is that the service installation module doesn't
> know how to store command line arguments when using --install;  I have
> too look at this in the near future)
> On NT, one can solve this one of the following ways:
> - Install MySQL in C:\mysql
> - Edit the service manager to start the mysqld service with --basedir=\path
> - Create a \my.cnf file with contains the path.
> - Create a registery entry:
> "SYSTEM\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\MySql\\Parameters"
> With key 'BaseDir' and value is the MySQL installation directory.
> Simson> 2. specify the locaiton of the .cnf file.
> Sorry;  The problem in this case is where to store the path to the .cnf file.
> Regards,
> Monty
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Cannot start as NT serviceChristopher R. Jones3 Apr
  • Re: Cannot start as NT serviceAaron Johnson3 Apr
  • Re: Cannot start as NT serviceSimson L. Garfinkel4 Apr
    • Re: Cannot start as NT serviceMichael Widenius4 Apr
  • Re: Cannot start as NT serviceSimson L. Garfinkel5 Apr
Re: Cannot start as NT serviceChristopher R. Jones3 Apr
Re: Cannot start as NT serviceChristopher R. Jones4 Apr
  • myAdminDennis Thrys√łe5 Apr
    • myAdminMichael Widenius5 Apr
    • Re: myAdminPaul D Silevitch5 Apr