On Sat, 2012-02-04 at 17:15 -0700, Larry Martell wrote: > Just installed mysql on centos 6.2. When I try to start it with service I get: > > #service mysqld start > MySQL Daemon failed to start. > Starting mysqld: [FAILED] > > Nothing at all is written to the error log. > > But if I start it with mysqld_safe it comes up and works fine. > > Anyone know what's going on here? Did it hang while trying to start? Or was it an immediate failure.