mysql fails to start after upgrade to "Mountain Lion" OS

Lawrence Velázquez larryv at
Tue Jun 11 09:54:40 PDT 2013

On Jun 11, 2013, at 11:01 AM, "Harwood, John E" <john.harwood at Vanderbilt.Edu> wrote:

> I've upgrade to "Mountain Lion" and can't get MySQL started.  I've done all kinds of internet searches and am having no luck.
> Previously I could shut down the OS included version of MySQL and start-up the MacPort version with a couple of Terminal commands.
> I'm getting a log of "mysql.sock can be found" and "Manager of pid-file quit without updating file." errors.
> Does anyone with this same experience have a step-by-step of how to overcome this mess?

You should follow the Migration instructions.


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