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MySql Sample my.cnf File

[client]
port=3306
socket=/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock[mysqld]
port=3306
datadir=/var/lib/mysql
socket=/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sockskip-locking
skip-innodb
query_cache_limit=1M
query_cache_size=32M
query_cache_type=1
max_connections=500
interactive_timeout=100
wait_timeout=14400
connect_timeout=10
thread_cache_size=128
key_buffer=150M
join_buffer=1M
max_allowed_packet=16M
table_cache=1500
record_buffer=1M
sort_buffer_size=1M
read_buffer_size=1M
read_rnd_buffer_size=768K
max_connect_errors=10
thread_concurrency=4
myisam_sort_buffer_size=64M
log-bin
server-id=1[mysql.server]
user=mysql
basedir=/var/lib

[safe_mysqld]
err-log=/var/log/mysqld.log
pid-file=/var/lib/mysql/********.pid [NOTE : here it should be server hostname]
open_files_limit=8192

[mysqldump]
quick
max_allowed_packet=16M

[mysql]
no-auto-rehash

[isamchk]
key_buffer=64M
sort_buffer=64M
read_buffer=16M
write_buffer=16M

[myisamchk]
key_buffer=64M
sort_buffer=64M
read_buffer=16M
write_buffer=16M

[mysqlhotcopy]
interactive-timeout