Error starting service because collation is not valid for character set.
Posted by: Jason Storer
Date: March 09, 2011 12:11PM

Hi. I'm getting this error when attempting to start the mysqld service on a RHEL5 server. Any ideas on how to fix this? Thanks! -Jason

mysql Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.1.54, for redhat-linux-gnu (i686) using readline 5.1


110309 12:24:07 mysqld_safe Starting mysqld daemon with databases from /var/lib/mysql
110309 12:24:07 [ERROR] COLLATION 'utf8_unicode_ci' is not valid for CHARACTER SET 'latin1'
110309 12:24:07 [ERROR] Aborting
110309 12:24:07 [Note] /usr/libexec/mysqld: Shutdown complete
110309 12:24:07 mysqld_safe mysqld from pid file /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.pid ended



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