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Unable to install MySQL on macOS Catalina
Posted by: Paul Johnson
Date: October 14, 2020 12:37PM

I download and install MySQL. I go to the MySQL Pane in System Preferences. Although I expected MySQL to be running, it isn't. If I click on "Start MySQL Server" I get the error message "legacyLoader wants to make changes", but when I enter my system password nothing happens.

I tried manually loading the launchd file with
sudo launchctl load -F com.oracle.oss.mysql.mysqld.plist

Now in the MySQL System Preferences Pane I see the two red indicators flashing momentarily green, so MySQL is at least being awakened but appears to be quickly dying.

I haven't found any posts that help with my particular problem(s). Any assistance would certainly be appreciated.

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