Bug 25844 - MYSQL 3.23.32-1.7.i386 RPMS don't work
MYSQL 3.23.32-1.7.i386 RPMS don't work
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mysql (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Patrick Macdonald
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-02-03 05:51 EST by tmanning
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:31 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-03 05:51:15 EST
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Description tmanning 2001-02-03 05:51:12 EST
I've tried to install mysql with the updated binaries from the redhat 
updates site, but when I try to run /usr/bin/safe_mysql, I get the 
following errors (here is a log of what I've done):

[root@torok rpms]# ls
mysql-3.23.32-1.7.i386.rpm         php-4.0.4pl1-3.i386.rpm
mysql-devel-3.23.32-1.7.i386.rpm   php-mysql-4.0.4pl1-3.i386.rpm
mysql-server-3.23.32-1.7.i386.rpm  upgradelist1.txt
[root@torok rpms]# rpm -Uvh mysql-*.rpm
mysql                       
##################################################
mysql-devel                 
##################################################
mysql-server                
##################################################
[root@torok rpms]# /usr/bin/mysql_install_db
Preparing db table
Preparing host table
Preparing user table
Preparing func table
Preparing tables_priv table
Preparing columns_priv table
Installing all prepared tables

To start mysqld at boot time you have to copy support-files/mysql.server
to the right place for your system

PLEASE REMEMBER TO SET A PASSWORD FOR THE MySQL root USER !
This is done with:
/usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root -p password 'new-password'
/usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root -h torok.homeip.net -p password 'new-password'
See the manual for more instructions.

Please report any problems with the /usr/bin/mysqlbug script!

The latest information about MySQL is available on the web at
http://www.mysql.com
Support MySQL by buying support/licenses at https://order.mysql.com

[root@torok rpms]# /usr/bin/safe_mysqld
Starting mysqld daemon with databases from /var/lib/mysql
010202 20:50:14  mysqld ended

[root@torok rpms]# ps -A | grep mysql
[root@torok rpms]#

What's going on? Anyone know?  The rpm script doesn't seem to set up 
anything for you, and the mysql server won't run. I remember I had this 
problem on another RedHat system before, but I don't remember if I ever 
got it working.
Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-02-03 17:02:45 EST
This is not the way you're supposed to use it... remove the contents of your
/var/lib/mysql and start it the supported way: "service mysqld start" (as root)

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