installing with yum
Posted by: matt davies
Date: May 16, 2007 04:44AM
I've successfully installed mysql using yum on fedora core 6 and started it like so
yum install mysql
yum install mysql-server
yum install mysql-devel
chgrp -R mysql /var/lib/mysql
chmod -R 770 /var/lib/mysql
service mysqld start
It states in the ouptut of the last command to copy and paste mysql.server into the appropriate runlevel area for your install.
I can't find the file mysql.server on the machine anywhere. Anyone know where it is or how to proceed?
It also states to set the passwords for your root account like so
/usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root password 'new-password'
/usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root -h hostname password 'new-password'
But once you've ran the first command, how do you put the new password into the second command?
I try and run the second command but it fails saying root can't login without using password, as i've just set it.
I've tried putting -p 'password-value' into the command but I must be putting it in the wrong part of the command.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.
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