mysql not starting on boot

Dário P. fbsd.questions.list at
Wed Jan 6 16:59:43 UTC 2010

Qua, 2010-01-06 às 16:16 +0000, Matthew Seaman escreveu:
> Rob wrote:
> > Since I upgraded to FreBSD 8.0, I'm noticing that mysql isn't starting 
> > on boot anymore.  It starts fine once the system has booted, and looking 
> > at the mysql log I see:
> > 
> > 100105 17:46:56 mysqld_safe Starting mysqld daemon with databases from 
> > /var/db/m
> > ysql
> > 100105 17:46:56 [ERROR] Can't start server: cannot resolve hostname!: 
> > Unknown er
> > ror: 0
> > 100105 17:46:56 [ERROR] Aborting
> > 
> > I use dhcp and ddns in my network, so I'm guessing that mysql is 
> > attempting to start before the networking has stabilized.  Is there a 
> > way to make mysql be the last thing started at boot?
> MySQL will be happy if it can work out what the hostname of the machine
> is.  You say you're using ddns?  If that means your machines are pushing
> a hostname up to the DHCP server while they ask it for an IP number, then
> there should be no problem.
> You can simply set the hostname in /etc/rc.conf -- it doesn't really
> matter if the machine thinks its name is one thing, and the IPs on its
> network interfaces resolve to something else (at least, not for the
> purposes of running mysql.).  The thing you'ld have to look out for are
> the host part of  usernames in grants of permissions to users.  

I have exactly the same problem, but with apache. It seems that the
apache try to start before the network.

> > I tried adding:
> > 
> > 
> > To the init script, but that didn't seem to have any effect.  Is there a 
> > tool that will run through all the init scripts and tell you the order 
> > of startup?
> rcorder(8)
> You might also find it beneficial to use 'SYNCDHCP' instead of plain 'DHCP'
> in ifconfig_XXY lines in /etc/rc.conf -- this will cause the boot process to
> block on getting an IP for the interface, rather than the default action of
> backgrounding that process and trying to start everything else up.

This will be useful for me too. Thank you.

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