MySQL 3 needed but how?

Laszlo Nagy gandalf at
Sat Mar 26 21:57:08 UTC 2011

> Sounds like you'll have to do some debugging.  Try adding --verbose to 
> mysql_args in /etc/rc.conf, and see the other advice in

gw# /usr/local/bin/mysqld_safe --verbose
Starting mysqld daemon with databases from /var/db/mysql
STOPPING server from pid file /var/db/mysql/
110326 16:44:14  mysqld ended

The data directory is correct. I don't understand why it is stopping 
immediatelly after startup.

Trying the other way around (FreeBSD 6.4 on a virtual machine)
> It may be something really simple, like the mysql data directory not 
> being where the server expects it to be.

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