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Help restoring a database
Posted by: Todd Eades
Date: December 31, 2004 06:51PM

I'm having trouble restoring a database that was backed up a new version of mysql. Here are the details:

Details of old server:
Server Type WINNT
MySQL 4.1.7-nt

Details of new server:
Server Type FreeBSD
MySQL 4.0.18-log

I used the command line program to dump and to attemp the restore. I used this command to drump:
mysqldump --opt -Q -u dbusername -p databasename > /path/to/backupname.sql

and this command to restore.
mysql -u dbusername -p databasename < /path/to/backupname.sql

I'm getting this error:
ERROR 1064 at line 10: You have an error in your SQL syntax. Check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near '"mt_author" (
"author_id" int(11) NOT NULL auto_increment,

Is the older srever really not able to handle this....the new server isn't that newer.

Thanks for any assistance.

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