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[20 Aug 2007 | No Comment]

Problem: can’t create pid file: no such file or directory
I had this problem and had a very tough and frustrating time with it. While I was installing a fresh copy of MySQL 5 in Windows XP, I got this problem. (I was installing it from the installer i.e. setup file.) The server was not starting and ‘error 0’ was displayed. I tried to start the server from the command line by typing “mysqld-nt –console” and then got the error “can’t create pid file: no such file or directory“. It was …