[mythtv-users] MySQL for MIPS

David Campbell dave at cpfc.org
Mon Mar 26 10:35:37 UTC 2007

Itamar Axelrod wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm planning to run MythTV on a MIPS EL ( cpu version is 24Kf ).
> Unfortunately, I'm having problems cross-compiling MySQL (it seems MySQL
> does not support cross compilation).
> This leaves me with 2 options:
> 1) Configure & install MySQL on a MIPS machine - this option is a bit
> problematic at this time.
> 2) Get a precompiled version of MySQL (3.23 of higher) for MIPS EL.
> If any of you know where I can find MySQL binaries for MIPS EL (v3.23 or
> higher) - it'll be of great assistance to me.

By EL do you mean Redhat Enterprise Linux?

Anyways - my only MIPs machine runs Debian Etch and has MYSQL binaries:

If you didn't want to use Debian - you might be able to use Alien or 
similar to convert the Debs to RPM's



davidcam at LINKSTATION:~$ apt-cache show mysql-server-5.0
Package: mysql-server-5.0
Priority: optional
Section: misc
Installed-Size: 72456
Maintainer: Christian Hammers <ch at debian.org>
Architecture: mipsel
Source: mysql-dfsg-5.0
Version: 5.0.30-1
Replaces: mysql-server (<< 5.0.30-1), mysql-server-4.1
Provides: mysql-server, virtual-mysql-server, mysql-server-4.1
Depends: mysql-client-5.0 (>= 5.0.30-1), libdbi-perl, perl (>= 5.6), 
libc6 (>= 2.3.5-1), libgcc1 (>= 1:4.1.1-12), libmysqlclient15off (>= 
5.0.24-2), libncurses5 (>= 5.4-5), libreadline5 (>= 5.2), libstdc++6 (>= 
4.1.1-12), libwrap0, zlib1g (>= 1:1.2.1), debconf (>= 0.5) | 
debconf-2.0, adduser (>= 3.40), psmisc, passwd, lsb-base (>= 3.0-10)
Pre-Depends: mysql-common (>= 5.0.30-1)
Recommends: mailx
Suggests: tinyca
Conflicts: mysql-server (<< 5.0.30-1), mysql-server-4.1 (<< 5.0.26-3)
Filename: pool/main/m/mysql-dfsg-5.0/mysql-server-5.0_5.0.30-1_mipsel.deb
Size: 25815154
MD5sum: b3aef149ac913650c766c88e8c6feb26
SHA1: a64ba4a79a478febb1cd57b0bcb7cc9b0fba44e2
SHA256: e87404c84c6687d032f61a872c037e65090f0481ebbe38d202be3f3a2fd10678
Description: mysql database server binaries
  MySQL is a fast, stable and true multi-user, multi-threaded SQL database
  server. SQL (Structured Query Language) is the most popular database query
  language in the world. The main goals of MySQL are speed, robustness and
  ease of use.
  This package includes the server and ndb-cluster binaries.
Tag: uitoolkit::ncurses

davidcam at LINKSTATION:~$ cat /proc/cpuinfo
system type             : MIPS IDT32434
processor               : 0
cpu model               : MIPS 4Kc V0.10
BogoMIPS                : 399.76
wait instruction        : yes
microsecond timers      : yes
tlb_entries             : 16
extra interrupt vector  : yes
hardware watchpoint     : yes
VCED exceptions         : not available
VCEI exceptions         : not available

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