Documentation Home
MySQL 5.7 Reference Manual
Related Documentation Download this Manual
PDF (US Ltr) - 36.3Mb
PDF (A4) - 36.4Mb
PDF (RPM) - 35.8Mb
HTML Download (TGZ) - 9.5Mb
HTML Download (Zip) - 9.5Mb
HTML Download (RPM) - 8.3Mb
Man Pages (TGZ) - 235.2Kb
Man Pages (Zip) - 346.9Kb
Info (Gzip) - 3.3Mb
Info (Zip) - 3.3Mb
Excerpts from this Manual

B.3.2.15 Can't initialize character set

You might see an error like this if you have character set problems:

MySQL Connection Failed: Can't initialize character set charset_name

This error can have any of the following causes: