Take the 2-minute tour ×
Database Administrators Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for database professionals who wish to improve their database skills and learn from others in the community. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm trying to upgrade from MySQL 5.1 to MySQL 5.5.

I followed the instructions here:
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/windows-upgrading.html I also adjusted the Datadir.

But after the upgrade, all tables are gone. I only use Innodb tables.

enter image description here

The Datadir setting seems to be correct, cause the ibdata1 file changes if I change something in the db. But even if I add a new schema with a new table it does not create a directory for it.
Am I missing something completely?

share|improve this question

closed as off-topic by RolandoMySQLDBA, bluefeet, Max Vernon, Shawn Melton, swasheck Dec 16 '13 at 2:38

This question appears to be off-topic. The users who voted to close gave this specific reason:

  • "Too localized - this could be because your code has a typo, basic error, or is not relevant to most of our audience. Consider revising your question so that it appeals to a broader audience. As it stands, the question is unlikely to help other users (regarding typo questions, see this meta question for background)." – RolandoMySQLDBA, bluefeet, Max Vernon, Shawn Melton, swasheck
If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

1 Answer 1

Turns out I had a mess with the my.ini files. Not sure why ibdata1 still changed, but that was the solution. The mysql workbench configuration was still pointing to the old my.ini file.

share|improve this answer

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.