At 5:50 PM +0200 8/15/99, Magnus Hammar wrote:
> > If you installed it from official RPM, then it does automatically. By
>> hand you can run:
>> /etc/rc.d/init.d/mysql start
>> /etc/rc.d/init.d/mysql stop
>But if I want the mySQL server to start at boot time, how do I do then?
>"To start mysqld at boot time you have to copy support-files/mysql.server
>to the right place for your system"
>Where should the "support-files/mysql.server" be?
That's if you're installing startup/shutdown scripts automatically.
If you installed as Tonu said, then the scripts in /etc/rc.d/init.d
are run for you automatically and you don't need to do anything when
the system comes up/goes down.
> >> And can I simply type "mysql" in the command prompt to edit the
>>> som on?
>> Yes. Start with commands:
>Byt how can i get a mysql prompt where I can type this?
>I have seen a server where you just type:
>Then you get:
>But I can't get anything like that why? ;)
Find out where mysql is installed on your system, then make sure
that directory is in your shell's search path.
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped