>>>>> "root" == root <root@stripped> writes:
root> When I ran "configure" the "mysqld" exited on startup. I also tried the
root> safe_mysqld with the same results.
root> The following is what was contained in the error file "corp1.err", corp1
root> is the correct machine name of this server (corp1.indyweb.net):
root> mysqld started on Sun Mar 28 09:04:09 EST 1999
root> 990328 9:04:09 /usr/local/mysql-3.22.20a-pc-linux-gnu-i686/bin/mysqld:
root> Table 'mysql.host' doesn't exist
root> mysqld ended on Sun Mar 28 09:04:09 EST 1999
Please read the installation section in the MySQL manual!
The problem is that you haven't executed the mysql_install_db script!