Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 55873
start/stop script does not read config file.
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:38:07 EDT
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Description of problem:
The start/stop script in /etc/rc.d/init.d/mysqld has filenames and
directories hard-coded. If I change the datadir in /etc/mycnf
immediately after installation, the initial databases will be created
in the correct location but they will be owned by root and
the daemon will fail to start.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
change datadir in /etc/my.cnf after installation (before first time that
mysqld is started).
Create empty directory (with the same name, owned by mysql).
Start mysql by running '/etc/rc.d/init.d/mysqld start'.
mysql-3.23.44-2 now has the datadir in one location. Changing it is an
unsupported operation, but there's now less to change.