innobackupex: --defaults-file=/etc/my.cnf: not found

I get an error after executing the following command:

innobackupex --defaults-file=/etc/my.cnf --user=root --password=xxxx --slave-info --databases=“test” --stream=tar /var/tmp/

innobackupex: Using mysql Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.6.10, for FreeBSD9.0 (amd64) using 5.2
Warning: Using a password on the command line interface can be insecure.
innobackupex: Using mysql server version Copyright © 2000, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
–defaults-file=/etc/my.cnf: not found
innobackupex: fatal error: no ‘mysqld’ group in MySQL options

cat /etc/my.cnf


uname -a

FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE #0: Tue Jan 3 07:46:30 UTC 2012 [EMAIL=“”][/EMAIL=“”]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64

pkg_info | grep xtrabackup

xtrabackup-2.0.3 OpenSource version of InnoDB backup with support of Percona

pkg_info | grep mysql

mysql-client-5.6.10 Multithreaded SQL database (client)
mysql-server-5.6.10 Multithreaded SQL database (server)

What is my mistake?

Check your log files, especially apparmor.

Sorry, but where can I find the xtrabackup logs?
There are no new log messages in

apparmor should log somewhere under /var/log/*

I have found an old bug report:

Odd, it should have been fixed.

My mistake was, that I used mysql-server 5.6
I downgraded to 5.5 and it works.