[Snort-users] Mysql starting or not?

Justin Jessup jaager7 at ...741...
Sun Jan 12 14:44:02 EST 2003

check all of this
# groupadd mysql
# useradd -g mysql mysql
# scripts/mysql_install_db
# chown -R root /usr/local/mysql
# chown -R mysql /usr/local/mysql/var
# chgrp -R mysql /usr/local/mysql
# cp support-files/my-medium.cnf /etc/my.cnf
# /usr/local/mysql/bin/safe_mysqld --user=mysql &


Erick Mechler <emechler at ...7719...> wrote:
>:: When I try to start mysql I get the following. 
>:: bash-2.03# Starting mysqld daemon with databases from 
>:: /usr/local/mysql/var 
>:: 030112 14:41:18  mysqld ended 
>:: [1]+  Done                    ./safe_mysqld --user=mysql 
>:: Any advice? Its not leaving traces in any logs as to that is going on.. 
>Any output by mysqld on startup is redirected to your mysql log file, 
>generally located in /var/db/mysql/[hostname].err (assuming an unmodified 
>safe_mysqld script).  If you don't have anything in that file, check with 
>the mysql documentation to see what could be wrong;  http://www.mysql.com/ 
>is a good place to start. 
>Cheers - Erick 
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