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Re: Deleting Server Instance Fails
Posted by: Peter Brawley ()
Date: March 07, 2012 12:00PM

In the following, <MYSQL_HOME> refers to the full path to your installation folder. Run the MySQL server in a DOS window with this command:

<MYSQL_HOME>\bin\mysqld --defaults-file="<MYSQL_HOME>\my.ini" --console –-skip-grant-tables

Beware two bugs. First, if you are running XP SP2, you may have to add --skip-slave-start to that command, even if you have not set up replication! Second, to step round a long-unfixed MySQL server bug, always put the defaults-file argument first.

If the above cmd fails, you see error messages. You may want to post them here. If it succeeds, assuming InnoDB is enabled, MySQL will spit out several lines ending with something like this:

101127 21:35:22 InnoDB: 1.1.3 started; log sequence number 1532574764

Note that it appears to hang (because the server is still running).

Now in another DOS window, from the installation folder, try to connect to your server:

<MYSQL_HOME>\bin\mysql -uroot

PB
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Deleting Server Instance Fails Patrick Skelton 03/06/2012 01:42PM
Re: Deleting Server Instance Fails Peter Brawley 03/06/2012 01:58PM
Re: Deleting Server Instance Fails Patrick Skelton 03/07/2012 07:23AM
Re: Deleting Server Instance Fails Peter Brawley 03/07/2012 12:00PM
Re: Deleting Server Instance Fails Patrick Skelton 03/07/2012 01:20PM
Re: Deleting Server Instance Fails Patrick Skelton 03/08/2012 07:14AM
Re: Deleting Server Instance Fails Peter Brawley 03/08/2012 08:58AM
Re: Deleting Server Instance Fails Rick James 03/10/2012 05:38PM
Re: Deleting Server Instance Fails Patrick Skelton 03/11/2012 03:34AM
Re: Deleting Server Instance Fails Doca Simon 03/11/2012 05:22AM
Re: Deleting Server Instance Fails Patrick Lenon 04/25/2012 09:32AM
Re: Deleting Server Instance Fails Patrick Skelton 04/25/2012 12:24PM
Re: Deleting Server Instance Fails dcvefw dsfsafefge 04/28/2012 02:55AM


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