Mysql not starting

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Mysql not starting

Postby shoegoo » 12. January 2004 21:25

I cannot get MySQL to start. I have looked at many of the other posts about mysql not starting, and I dont think they are the same as mine. I had Lampp setup and functioning, but after I rebooted and restarted Lampp, mysql will not start. here is the error I get when trying to run it manually
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root@shoegoo:/opt/lampp/sbin# ./mysqld
Fatal error: Please read "Security" section of the manual to find out how to run mysqld as root!
040112 13:24:29  Aborting
040112 13:24:29  ./mysqld: Shutdown Complete
Thanks in advance.
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Postby Oswald » 13. January 2004 09:08

Dear Shoegoo!

It's not possible to start MySQL the way you tried.


/opt/lampp/lampp startmysql

to start MySQL.

After starting take a look at the end of the .err file in your
directory. Are there any error messages?

Greetings and good luck
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Postby shoegoo » 18. January 2004 21:20

Yes there is an error
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root@shoegoo:/opt/lampp/var/mysql# /opt/lampp/lampp startmysql
LAMPP: Starting MySQL...
root@shoegoo:/opt/lampp/var/mysql# tail shoegoo.err
040118 13:17:46  mysqld ended

040118 13:17:59  mysqld started
040118 13:17:59  Fatal error: Can't open privilege tables: Table '' doesn't exist
040118 13:17:59  Aborting

040118 13:17:59  /opt/lampp/sbin/mysqld: Shutdown Complete

040118 13:17:59  mysqld ended

Thanks for the help.
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Postby Kristian Marcroft » 18. January 2004 23:36


your mySQL DBs seem to be damaged....
Looks like you'll have to delete lampp again and reinstall....
Do NOT delete any Databases out of mysql!

And make sure lampp stops, before you shutdown your PC/Server

So long
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