SET GLOBAL innodb_large_prefix =
SET GLOBAL innodb_file_format = barracuda;
SET GLOBAL innodb_file_per_table =
Causes a socket error that prevents Mysql from starting. Do they go elsewhere than my.cnf? Or are they under a different group than [Mysqld] ? These three lines cost me about two days - I took a chance configuring without them and everything seems to work. I'm on 5.6.20-log Homebrew, so the version would seem to require them.