Bug 38105 - mysql won't start
mysql won't start
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mysql (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Patrick Macdonald
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-04-27 15:18 EDT by Ian Mitchell
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
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Description Ian Mitchell 2001-04-27 15:18:58 EDT
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Recommended installation procedures involve running mysql_install_db to create the mysql database.

I followed those steps and I can varify that /var/mysql/mysql/user.frm does exist. However mysqld fails on startup.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.install OS (ensure mysql packages are selected)
2.install_mysql_db
3./etc/init.d/mysqld start 
	

Actual Results:  Excerpt from /var/log/mysqld.log

010427 13:15:38  mysqld started
010427 13:15:39  /usr/libexec/mysqld: Can't find file: './mysql/host.frm' (errno: 13)
010427 13:15:39  mysqld ended


Expected Results:  mysqld to start successfully
Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-04-27 15:21:41 EDT
No, you're not supposed to run install_mysql_db
 on your own (the init script does that, if necessary).

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