MySQL Server Won’t Start with MAMP

Fixing MySQL Server When It Won’t Start with MAMP


For those of you that have installed and use MAMP for development. Sooner or later you are bound to run into an error with MySQL Server.

One day you’ll start up MAMP and the light next to MySQL Server will not turn green, signifying it is ready and online. You’re probably wondering “what is going on?”

Maybe you tried to restart MAMP, but to avail. This is usually due to the fact that there are conflicting instances of a process called “mysqld”. Fortunately there is an easy fix.