Bug 110657 - mysqld won't start after changing basedir
mysqld won't start after changing basedir
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 76051
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mysql (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Patrick Macdonald
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-11-22 07:57 EST by Andreas-Johann Ulvestad
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:00:07 EST
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Description Andreas-Johann Ulvestad 2003-11-22 07:57:55 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686) Gecko/20030610 Galeon/1.3.7

Description of problem:
I attempted to move /var/lib/mysql to /storage/mysql and change the
correct lines in /etc/my.cnf. First of all, I also had to change the
initscript itself - that should not be needed at all. Furthermore,
even after changing everything there, there STILL is something
hardcoded to look in /var/lib/mysql for the socket, since 'service
mysqld start' reports FAILED. The mysql server is however starting up

After symlinking /var/lib/mysql to /storage/mysql, everything starts
up fine.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Change my.cnf
2. Attempt to start mysql-server

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Comment 1 Patrick Macdonald 2003-11-24 10:25:44 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 76051 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:00:07 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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