Run If this is your first foray into the wonderful world of Distributed Computing, then you are in for some interesting times.
First off, distributed systems are hard; making a distributed system hum requires a disparate skillset that spans systems (hardware and software) and networking.
If the account with a different host name part, modify the instructions to use that host name.
The instructions assume that you will start the My SQL server from the Unix login account that you normally use for running it.
To do so, start the server, then issue the following commands: ./bin/mysqladmin -u root password 'new-password' ./bin/mysqladmin -u root -h localhost.localdomain password 'new-password' Alternatively you can run: ./bin/mysql_secure_installation which will also give you the option of removing the test databases and anonymous user created by default. ; ./bin/mysqld_safe & You can test the My SQL daemon with cd ./mysql-test ; perl Please report any problems with the ./bin/mysqlbug script!
Make sure you have your Inno DB Base Directory and Data Directory path's correct or you will continue to get this error.
This is strongly recommended for production servers. [[email protected] mysql]$  11767 [[email protected] mysql]$ 120502 mysqld_safe Logging to '/usr/local/mysql/data/localhost.localdomain.err'.
120502 mysqld_safe Starting mysqld daemon with databases from /usr/local/mysql/data [[email protected] mysql]$ This step-by-step guide is mainly for Free BSD, however the idea is the same for Linux.
So you need to look at your error log file, it will tell you the problem.
You or someone else could have edited the file recently with an improper variable or maybe left a typo behind in the file.