mysql error

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Mon Apr 14 14:04:51 PDT 2008

On Apr 8, 2008, at 5:54 PM, Deepan Chakravarthy wrote:
> Hi All,
> I installed mysql5 using ports using the following command
> #port install mysql5 +server
> #/opt/local/bin/mysql_install_db5
> now when I try to start mysql I get the following error.
> CodeShed:var root# /opt/local/share/mysql5/mysql/mysql.server start
> Starting MySQL
> /opt/local/share/mysql5/mysql/mysql.server: line 159: kill: (75848)  
> - No such process

The correct way to start and stop mysql is to use the launchd plist.  
Instructions for using the launchctl command were printed when you  
installed the port.

Check the logfile to see why the server won't start.

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