Trouble starting MySQL

Walker, Michael Michael.Walker2 at
Wed Jan 12 02:20:48 PST 2005

Colin J. Raven wrote:
> On Jan 12 at 09:35, Walker, Michael suggested:
>> I installed MySQL from ports (mysql-4.1.7)
>> then tried to start it. Nothing doing - wo way.
>> Starting it from /usr/loca/etc/rc.d/ nothing happens.
>> No error message is emitted, but no running instance of mysql either.
>> <snip>
>> Read /usr/loca/etc/rc.d/ you now have to start mysqld
>> from your rc.conf file. 
> OK, I added the necessary stuff to /etc/rc.conf and attempted to start
> mysql via the script. Nothing doing.
> I rebooted the box, checked to see if mysql was running. It wasn't.
> I attempted once more to start it from the script - Nothing.
> OK, I'm back to where I started.
> Ideas?
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Did you added mysql_enable="YES" to /etc/rc.conf?

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