Before you shut down the InnoDB storage engine and start the basic built-in InnoDB in MySQL, review the configuration files. Changes to the startup options do not take effect until the server is restarted, or the InnoDB storage engine is uninstalled and reinstalled.
The InnoDB storage engine introduces several configuration parameters
that are not recognized by the built-in InnoDB in MySQL, including:
Section B.1, “New Parameters” for a complete list of
new configuration parameters in the InnoDB storage engine. You can
include these parameters in the configuration file, only if you
loose_ form of the parameter names,
so that the built-in InnoDB in MySQL can start.
If the InnoDB storage engine was installed as a dynamic plugin, the
have been set to disable the built-in InnoDB in MySQL. These options must be
removed, so that the built-in InnoDB in MySQL is enabled the next time the
server is started.
If the InnoDB storage engine was loaded via
plugin_load option. This
option has to be removed too.
In MySQL, configuration options can be specified in the
mysqld command line or the option file
the MySQL manual on
Option Files for more information.
This is the User’s Guide for InnoDB storage engine 1.1 for MySQL 5.5, generated on 2010-04-13 (revision: 19994) .