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mysql datadir config


Destramic
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hey guys i've fiddled about with my mysql datadir and i've buggered it! what have i done wrong please :

C:\WINDOWS\system32>net start mysql57
The service is starting or stopping.  Please try again later.

so my - my.ini and data folder was in

C:\ProgramData\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.7

i copied all the files/folders into

R:\localhost\mysql

stopped mysql and edited the my.ini inside the C:\ProgramData\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.7 directory.

 

 

edited: under [mysqld]

basedir=R:/localhost/mysql
datadir=R:/localhost/mysql/Data

i have no error log and now i'm completely stuck....i'd like to know how it is done, worst comes to the worst i can just reinstall mysql 5.7 and leave it alone :)

 

thank you

 

 

 

 

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