On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 09:57:10PM -0700, David Christensen wrote: > freebsd-questions: > > I am a FreeBSB noob who has read http://nostarch.com/abs_bsd2.htm and is > attempting to build a FreeBSD 7.0 box for Apache/ MySQL/ Perl applications. > I've installed mysql-server-5.1.22 via sysinstall from ftp1.us.freebsd.org, > but > I am unable to figure out how to start it. > > > RTFM: > > # man mysqld > No manual entry for mysqld > > # makewhatis > > # apropos mysql > mysql: nothing appropriate > > # whatis mysql > mysql: nothing appropriate > > I don't understand why apropos and whatis can't find mysql: > > # man mysql > > > Yup, it's there; but that's the client. So is the admin utility: > > # man mysqladmin > > > The FreeBSD Handbook doesn't mention mysql in the TOC: > > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/index.html > > (Attempting to get the whole thing as HTML locks up my browser.) > > > The mailing list archives didn't help. (Including using Google with site:). > > > STFW led me to /usr/local/etc/rc.d/mysql-server. Attempting to use that: > > # /usr/local/etc/rc.d/mysql-server start > > # ps -a | grep mysql > > # mysql > ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket > '/tmp/mysql.sock' (2) > > # mysqladmin ping > mysqladmin: connect to server at 'localhost' failed > error: 'Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket > '/tmp/mysql.sock' > (2)' > Check that mysqld is running and that the socket: '/tmp/mysql.sock' > exists! > > > I've been fumbling my way around FreeBSD, and thus far have been able to get > things working via /etc/rc.d/* scripts and/or /etc/rc.conf -- (apache_enable, > hostname, ifconfig_*, defaultrouter, ntpd*, inetd. mysql-5.1 doesn't seem to > follow the pattern. Why? > > > Where is the FreeBSD 7.0 system administration documentation for mysqld 5.1? > Specifically, how to start it manually and how to start it at book via the rc > system? > > > TIA, > > David > > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"
Hi, put the following line in /etc/rc.conf: mysql_enable="YES" and run (as root): /usr/local/etc/rc.d/mysql-server start frase
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