> "Scott" <nospamnospam> wrote in message
> news:1142968573.8266.49.camellocalhost.localdomai n...
> > Thank you for the additional info. The command you suggested gave the
> > following error:
> > Starting MySQLCouldn't find MySQL manager or server [FAILED]
> First, make sure you are not running SElinux (security enhancements),
> because MySQL won't run with SElinux enabled. See
> [url]http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=12676[/url]. You can turn off SElinux with this
> command at a root shell prompt:
> # setenforce 0
> See this following bug logs:
> "mysql 5.0 will not start on fedora core 4":
> "/etc/init.d/mysql script doesn't work under fedora core 4"
> Fedora Core 4 comes with MySQL 4.0 if I recall correctly. The RPM for MySQL
> 5.0 puts some files in different places than the corresponding files reside
> in the FC4 installation of MySQL 4.0. So the /etc/init.d/mysql file or the
> /etc/my.cnf file contain settings that direct the software to look for its
> datadir in the wrong place.
> Apparently the installation of MySQL 5.0 does not replace the
> /etc/init.d/mysql script or the /etc/my.cnf file. That's okay -- it's
> traditional not to overwrite existing config files during an installation,
> because the user might have some settings they don't want to lose.
> So you could remove the files /etc/init.d/mysql and /etc/my.cnf that were
> left over from the previous installation of MySQL, then reinstall MySQL 5.0
> to get the new copies of those files, containing the settings that are
> correct for MySQL 5.0.
> Bill K.