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change logfile location MYSQL

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Hello,
  I install mySQL 5.5 on Suse linux 11. I would like to move the log file [ib_logfile0, ib_logfile1] to a new partition. The database [ibdata1] should stay in the current partition.

How can this be done..

Thanks in advance for your help
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http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/innodb-parameters.html#sysvar_innodb_log_group_home_dir

Basically edit your my.cnf and add/edit this line:

innodb_log_group_home_dir = /path/to/where/you/want/the/log/files

Restart MySQL
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Thanks but what happens to the current logs [logfile0, logfile1]

Do I have to move it? or will it be recreated.

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they will be recreated.  you can also try moving them or just delete them once the new ones have been created.
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