Unanswered: How do I restart a MySQL server in Linux?
This question might seem to be silly, but I searched in the documentation and didn't found an answer, so I'm asking here . How do I restart a server in Linux? I can restart it in phpMyAdmin, I even did that, but then when I looked at its status I found its uptime and it said as if I hadn't restarted it.
Why do I need to restart it?
Because I changed the configuration file /etc/my.cnf and put that string there:
By the way, after several restarting in phpMyAdmin it still showed the old sort_buffer_size value in the system variables, so I don't think phpMyAdmin restart the it properly, correct me if I'm wrong.