how to RELOCATE mysql data folder?

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how to RELOCATE mysql data folder?

Postby BrownChiLD » 27. February 2011 14:55

Hi

How do i manually relocate the mysql data folder to a different partition?

i have xampp running on C:/xampp

but i want to move the c:/xampp/mysql/data to d:/data


How do i do this?
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Re: how to RELOCATE mysql data folder?

Postby Sharley » 27. February 2011 23:12

Where ever you move the data folder to you have to tell MySQL where the new location is by changing the settings in the \xampp\mysql\bin\my.ini file.
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Re: how to RELOCATE mysql data folder?

Postby BrownChiLD » 28. February 2011 02:12

awesome! i'll try it out tnx
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