mysql51-server won't start after upgrade
mandrews at bit0.com
Mon Oct 15 09:54:24 PDT 2007
On Sun, 14 Oct 2007, Jeffrey Williams wrote:
> I just upgraded mysql51-server with cvsup and portupgrade.
> Now it won't start, and the error I am getting is:
> [ERROR] /usr/local/libexec/mysqld: unknown variable
> I have been scanning the release notes, but I haven't found anything yet,
> that indicates that this variable has been deprecated, and it still appears
> in the example my.cnf files.
I ran into this last week, too.
I had to poke around in the InnoDB source for this (as far as I can tell
this isn't documented anywhere), but apparently innodb_log_group_home_dir
has superceded innodb_log_arch_dir since 4.0, so just change the latter to
the former and everything works.
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