[mythtv-users] mysql setup/install : Update

Scott LeBrun slebrun at scopus.vic.edu.au
Thu Mar 11 18:55:03 EST 2004

Hi Dan.

>From an earlier post you mentioned this was for Slackware 9.1  MySQL
installed with Slackware 9.1 works straight out of the box. All you need
to do is to create the initial mysql database with 'mysql_install_db'

If you've installed MySQL yourself, make sure you delete all other
instances of it. The locations of the files are different.


>>> d_meehl at hotmail.com 11/03/2004 3:47:06 pm >>>
I couldnt get
to run because I was in the wrong directory. After running it I run the

following commands (as in the readme):

root at Cratosville:/usr/local/mysql# chown -R root .
root at Cratosville:/usr/local/mysql# chown -R mysql data
root at Cratosville:/usr/local/mysql# chgrp -R mysql .
root at Cratosville:/usr/local/mysql# bin/mysqld_safe --user=mysql &      
root at Cratosville:/usr/local/mysql# Starting mysqld daemon with
from /usr/local/mysql/data
040310 23:46:03  mysqld ended

As you can see, mysql abruptly ends without any infor as to why. Any


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