Bug #66511 how to change tmpdir in linux /etc/my.cnf
Submitted: 23 Aug 2012 6:22 Modified: 23 Aug 2012 10:38
Reporter: ramakrishna v Email Updates:
Status: Not a Bug Impact on me:
None 
Category:MySQL Server Severity:S3 (Non-critical)
Version:5.x OS:Any
Assigned to: CPU Architecture:Any
Tags: unable to restart after changing tmpdir

[23 Aug 2012 6:22] ramakrishna v
Description:
i want to increase the tmpdir  file size or to point another directory .
Ichanged in /etc/my.cnf tmpdir but i am unable to restart.
i given all permissions to new tmpdir directory.

pls help me  asap

How to repeat:
chnaging tmpdir in linux
[23 Aug 2012 9:07] Valeriy Kravchuk
What error go you get in MySQL server's error log upon restart?
[23 Aug 2012 9:50] ramakrishna v
job failed to start
[23 Aug 2012 9:52] ramakrishna v
hi Kravchuk how can i increase the tmp file size
[23 Aug 2012 10:36] Valeriy Kravchuk
If you are not going to provide any useful information or any evidence that you hit a bug, then, please, just read the manual starting from http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/server-options.html#option_mysqld_tmpdir.
[23 Aug 2012 10:38] ramakrishna v
Thank u Kravchuk