Problem starting Mysql server
Posted on 2010-08-25
I'm a fresh newbie to this Mysql world and i have a problem -
i have a laptop with 32 bit Vista SP2 installed. i've installed the recent EasyPHP WAMP package. in the EasyPHP control panel, the Apache server is working (green light), but the MySQL is not (red light). trying to start it, it fails and i get the red light again. i get no error messages. to try and find the solution i did the following:
i saw that the MySQL listens to port 3306 so in my router, under NAT-Port Forwarding, i added to the port forwarding table my computer's ip, port 3306 and "TCP". the router's firewall is off. this didn't help.
i stopped window's firewall - this didn't help.
i stopped my avast anti-virus - this didn't help.
as the FAQ page on the EasyPHP site says - in the program files\EasyPHP folder security options, i granted "full control" permissions to all users - this didn't help.
Do you have any idea where is the problem or some ways to find it?