|The simplest way to prevent path problems with MySQL apps is to add to the Windows system path (My Computer->Advanced System Settings->Environment variables) the full path to the bin folder of your MySQL installation.
In this note,
Beware two bugs. First, if you are running XP SP2, you may have to add
If the above command fails, you will see error messages, which is why you ran the command with the
101127 21:35:22 InnoDB: 1.1.3 started; log sequence number 1532574764Note that it appears to hang (because the server is still running).
Now in another DOS window, try to connect to your server:
and attend to any errors that raises, if necessary following instructions under "Reset 'root' password".