Use this to start the MySQL server and to restart automatically it if
it dies unexpectedly. By default, the script will first attempt to
start mysqld-max. If
mysqld-max is not installed on the server, it
will then start mysqld instead. Although options
may be entered from the command line, to ensure that any options that
are to be passed to the daemon are used when it’s
reloaded after a crash, they should be included in a configuration
file (e.g., my.cnf). There are just a few
options (listed here) relative to the
script. They should be included in the configuration file
under the heading
[mysqld_safe] but without the
leading double dashes. In previous distributions of MySQL, this
script was named
Specifies the path to the MySQL installations.
Specifies the maximum size of the core file to create if the daemon dies.
Specifies the directory which contains datafiles (i.e, table files).
Specifies an additional configuration file to use after the default file is read.
Specifies the path to the default configuration file for the server.
Specifies the path to the error log for error messages outside of the daemon, such as errors when starting.
Specifies the path where the daemons may be found.
Enables logging of error messages and server startup messages to the ...