MySQL Locales -- [ERROR] Can't read from message file

(Doc ID 1629686.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


I'm getting the following error when trying to start MySQL, why and what does it mean?

[ERROR] Can't read from message file {PATH TO errmsg.sys}


Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms