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Hi,

I was using Ubuntu as my test server and for some reason it will not start again. Anyway I am still able to read all the files through another partition installed with Ubuntu. I need to copy my mysql databases but so far I have not been able. I have tried copying the .frm, myd and myi files from folder /var/bin/mysql in the corrupted partition to the same folder in the newly installed partition. The thing is that I cannot access the database from mysql server. What else do I need to/can do?
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I got it! It was a matter of file permissions. I just copied all the files and gave mysql user permissions to them. Done!
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Great job!

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Can you cancel the question please?
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TheHiTechCoach I cannot ask other questions, may I ask you to cancel your comment? I requested that my question be taken as the best answer, but now I have to wait and I need to make another question.
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