Entered by Tom on behalf of Monty. Suggestion from a student of Kaj's in UK May '01: ksa> 16. Another follow up on the error log: The audience got a ksa> parallel suggestion on alerting the administrator in ksa> problematic cases -- have mysqld email a note! That was ksa> said only half-jokingly. Comments? We have planed to do this when mysqld notices that something really critical has happened (like running out of disk space). Notes by Brian: This can be accomplished through "CREATE EVENT" and a stored procedure and monitoring. It though may be useful to create "triggers" of sorts on this type of event.