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I have MySQL Server 5.1 installed on my computer (complete), and I can't seem to find the my.cnf file. I don't even have the etc directory. And I've also done a complete search for it but no results... Can anyone help me out here?

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Please tag the question to indicate which OS you're running, as it affects the answer. –  John Gardeniers Oct 27 '09 at 0:47
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Are you using windows?

/etc is a *nix configuration directory so I am guessing you are running MySql in Windows.

See this page regarding the my.cnf file on windows.

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on unix:

locate my.cnf
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