Adam_G Adam_G - 5 months ago 27
MySQL Question

MySQL does not start when upgrading OSX to Yosemite or El Capitan

I know similar questions exist, such as MySQL with MAMP does not work with OSX Yosemite 10.10. However, I do have MAMP, nor XAMPP installed on my computer.

When I try to start mySQL from the PrefPane, nothing happens.

When I try to start mqSQL from the command line via

sudo /usr/local/mysql/support-files/mysql.server start
I get:

Starting MySQL . ERROR! The server quit without updating PID file


Any and all help would be appreciated. I can supply any file output necessary.


Solved by installing the latest mySQL release, following the instructions here

As Yosemite gets more popular, more people are stumbling on this question. The answer above has to do with upgrading MySQL, so that it runs. The answer linked by @doc in the comments has to do with getting MySQL to start automatically. These are 2 separate issues.