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Bug 88117

Summary: init script overrides config file
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Brandon Davis <brandond>
Component: mysqlAssignee: Patrick Macdonald <patrickm>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Description Brandon Davis 2003-04-06 01:51:19 UTC
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Description of problem:
If the datadir for mysql is changed in /etc/my.cnf the new datadir is ignored
because it is overriden by the the datadir defined in /etc/rc.d/init.d/mysqld.
If I change the datadir in /etc/my.cnf when I restart mysqld it should use the
new datadir, but the command that is generated by the script overrides the
option that I define in /etc/my.cnf.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.create a directory /mysql
2.cp -R /var/lib/mysql/ /mysql
3.chown -R mysql:mysql /mysql
4.edit /etc/my.cnf to use the /mysql for datadir
5.restart mysqld

Actual Results:  /sbin/service mysqld status
returns: mysqld dead but subsys locked


Expected Results:  mysql should be running and should be using /mysql for the
datadir

Additional info:

if the variable datadir in /etc/rc.d/init.d/mysqld is changed to be /mysql then
it will work, but I shouldn't have to change this. It should  just use what I
defined in the config file.

Comment 1 Patrick Macdonald 2003-04-07 13:00:33 UTC
This is a duplicate of an enhancement request.  We're currently looking into
it.  Dup of 76051

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 76051 ***

Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:52:30 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.