Apache Web-Serving With Mac OS X, Part 5
Subject:   .pkg MySQL installation won't start
Date:   2002-05-10 10:47:03
From:   cmessley
Response to: .pkg MySQL installation won't start

I went back to Marc Liyanage's site ( to see if he had anything posted about this problem and noticed that his install instructions were the same except for the chown command:

sudo chown -R /usr/local/mysql/*

This did the trick. Must... remain... awake...