14.6 File Location

During the MySQL installation, the following files are unpacked or created by YaST:

MySQL Component

Default Location in OES

MySQL daemon for start, stop, and restart commands


Configuration files


Database files


Man pages


Documentation (MySQL Readme)


Log file


The MySQL log file can also be accessed via a hard link from /var/log/mysqld.log.


Some of the software components might not appear in this location until after you enable the service.