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On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 10:13 AM, Nicholas Hart <>wrote:

> I am trying to configure mysql to use a different datadir than default in
> order to move this to a larger volume.  I have copied all mysql data from
> /var/lib/mysql to my new volume and ran both chown -R mysql:mysql * and
> chmod -R 660 *  in order to setup correct ownership and rights for the
> data.  It was working for a few days until today upon going into mysql and
> typing show databases, I receive the following error:  ERROR 1018 (HY000):
> Can't read dir of '.' (errno: 24).  I quickly double checked my rights and
> found them to be correct, then I restarted mysqld and this has fixed it for
> now.
> Has anyone else run into this problem?  I am concerned that it will happen
> again if the actual cause is not corrected.  I am running the latest Fedora
> on new quad core Dell hardware with 24GB RAM and 1.7TB of disk.   Any help
> and/or suggestions much appreciated.  Thanks.
> Nick
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