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FATAL ERROR: Could not find mysqld
Posted by: Muhit Khan ()
Date: March 10, 2009 05:44AM

Hello

Im a newbie to this.
I ve downloaded the source code for mysql 5.1. Complied and installed it on my Debian Lenny system
But when I run the following command
bin/mysql_install_db to create the mySQL data directory and initialize the grant tables
I get the following error message
FATAL ERROR: Could not find mysqld

The following directories were searched:

/usr/libexec
/usr/sbin
/usr/bin

If you compiled from source, you need to run 'make install' to
copy the software into the correct location ready for operation.

If you are using a binary release, you must either be at the top
level of the extracted archive, or pass the --basedir option
pointing to that location.

Ive follwed the instructions to the letter on the webpage.
Any idea what is causing this. I have ran make install serveral times



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 03/10/2009 05:50AM by Muhit Khan.

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Re: FATAL ERROR: Could not find mysqld 9887 Kent Boortz 03/15/2009 02:20PM
Re: FATAL ERROR: Could not find mysqld 11394 Alex Clark 04/07/2009 11:08AM
Re: FATAL ERROR: Could not find mysqld 7243 Brad S 04/08/2009 12:29AM


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