Trouble starting MySQL

Eric F Crist ecrist at
Wed Jan 12 08:29:04 PST 2005

On Jan 12, 2005, at 5:46 AM, Colin J. Raven wrote:

> On Jan 12 at 05:36, Eric F Crist then said:
>> On Jan 12, 2005, at 5:22 AM, Colin J. Raven wrote:
>> I would check the /var/log/messages log file for anything related to 
>> mysql,
>> in this case.  There's a reason it won't start, and it'll be 
>> indicated there.
> There is nothing related to mysql in /var/log/messages - which now I
> come to think about it is odd.
>> My bad on the syntax.  After looking, I have a script called 
>> that doesn't require an entry in rc.conf.  What version of mysql are 
>> you
>> using?  Was it installed from ports?  What version of FreeBSD?
> No problem :)
> mysql-4.1.7
> installed from ports

If you haven't changed your syslog.conf file, you should have a 
/var/log/all.log.  Take a look in there to see if you see anything 
related to mysql.

Eric F Crist                  "I am so smart, S.M.R.T!"
Secure Computing Networks              -Homer J Simpson
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