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Bug 55873 - start/stop script does not read config file.
start/stop script does not read config file.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mysql (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Patrick Macdonald
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-11-07 21:04 EST by Itai Nahshon
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-11-07 21:04:07 EST
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Description Itai Nahshon 2001-11-07 21:04:01 EST
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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.

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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'.
Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-11-14 19:11:38 EST
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.

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