mysqld startup issue

Robert Bonomi bonomi at
Mon Jun 11 19:48:08 UTC 2012

Gary Aitken wrote:
> To: FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions at>
> Subject: mysqld startup issue
> I've done the following after having a running system with a running mysql on it:
> moved user accounts, although no logical move:
>   /usr/home/foo was => /hd1/foo
> now
>   /usr/home => /hd1/home  and /hd1/foo is now /hd1/home/foo
> repartitioned the SSD and restored the system from a dump taken prior to repartitioning.
> removed all ports and reinstalled them
> Unfortunately, mysqld won't start:
[ sneck ]

> 120611 10:55:52 [ERROR] Can't open the mysql.plugin table. Please run mysql_upgrade to create it.

[ sneck ]
> This looks like some kind of access / setuid problem, but I'm not sure what.
> Suggestions?

Have you tried doing what the error message _tells_ you to do ?

If so, what happened?  

If not, why not?

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