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From: Dave M G (davearticlass.org)
Date: Sat Oct 16 2010 - 20:02:29 CDT
Thank you for responding.
The my.cnf file was fine, but when you mentioned it, it sparked a long
forgotten memory that there was something specific to Ubuntu that
affects who has access to files like my.cnf.
After a little web searching, I realized it is a security thing called
Long story short, when I upgraded Ubuntu, I kept the my.cnf file that
had served me well for years, but had overwritten
/etc/apparmor.d/usr.sbin.mysqld with new default settings. Some of the
directories in that file did not match my system.
Editing the Apparmour file and restarting both Apparmour and MySQL
solved the problem.
Thank you for setting me in the right direction.
Dave M G
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