Moving MySQL database

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Fri Sep 3 12:09:17 PDT 2004

On Fri, Sep 03, 2004 at 04:40:04PM +0100, Peter Risdon wrote:
> Matthew Seaman wrote:

> >  iii) Move the database files to their new location, taking care to
> >       preserve ownership, permissions, timestamps etc.
> Might a cp -p be slightly more cautious/paranoid until step vi has been 
> completed?

> >   vi) Restart the mysql server.  Verify that your data survived the
> >       move.

Absolutely.  I was kind of assuming that anyone would automatically
take a backup before doing anything of this nature.  Perhaps I should
have spelt that out.



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