mysql silently failing to start - suggestions? (FIXED!)
Ruben de Groot
mail25 at bzerk.org
Thu Feb 4 09:57:46 UTC 2010
On Mon, Feb 01, 2010 at 09:13:40PM -0600, John typed:
> Good job, Mike! You nailed it, though what some of the other helpful
> folks wrote had me on the right path, too. For some reason, the
> binary-configure after the pkg_add left everything owned by
> root:wheel. "cd /mysql ; chown -R mysql:mysql ." was the solution.
That's because mysql_install_db which gets called by binary-configure has
/var/db/mysql hardcoded and doesn't read rc.conf.
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