I am running MySQL 5.1.54 and installed it on Ubuntu through the terminal using the command
sudo apt-get install mysql-server
I changed the
my.cnf file and would like to stop and then start the database. I've tried the following
sudo /usr/bin/mysqld_safe stop
My question is how do I know that the database is stopped? When I run the above command, followed by
sudo mysql -uuser -ppassword
I can log right back into the database. Shouldn't it tell me that the database is not running?
Any suggestions? Thank you.
EDIT: I've also tried
mysqladmin -uuser -ppassword shutdown
ps aux | grep mysql
I get the following output
david 12093 0.0 0.0 6052 1276 pts/1 T May10 0:00 nano /etc/mysql/my.cnf root 12267 0.0 0.0 6396 1436 pts/1 T May10 0:00 sudo nano /etc/mysql/my.cnf root 12269 0.0 0.0 6052 1388 pts/1 T May10 0:00 nano /etc/mysql/my.cnf mysql 15371 0.3 0.1 55344 9088 ? Ssl 10:53 0:00 /usr/sbin/mysqld david 15512 0.0 0.0 5304 864 pts/1 R+ 10:54 0:00 grep --color=auto mysql
Does the above output mean that MySQL has been shut down? If I run
mysql -uuser -ppassword I can still log into mysql.