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From:Gerald Clark Date:September 6 2002 6:47pm
Subject:Re: mysql_install_db prblem
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I have seen this post 3 times today.
The message is telling you it can't find

Obtain and install zlib.
( I run Linux, so I can't tell you where to get it. )

Shravan Durvasula wrote:

>Hi all,
>I am completely new to MySQL. I am trying to install
>MySQL on SUN SPARC Solaris 2.8.
>I downloaded
>and did "gunzip" to unzip the file and then did
>When i try to run mysql_install_db, i get the
>following error :
> ./bin/my_print_defaults: fatal:
>open failed: No such file or directory
>WARNING: The host 'Explorer.ERC.MsState.Edu' could
>be looked up with resolveip.
>This probably means that your libc libraries are not
>100 % compatible
>with this binary MySQL version. The MySQL deamon,
>mysqld, should work
>normally with the exception that host name resolving
>will not work.
>This means that you should use IP addresses instead
>when specifying MySQL privileges !
>Preparing db table
>Preparing host table
>Preparing user table
>Preparing func table
>Preparing tables_priv table
>Preparing columns_priv table
>Installing all prepared tables
> ./bin/mysqld: fatal: open
>No such file or directory
>Installation of grant tables failed!
>Examine the logs in ./data for more information.
>You can also try to start the mysqld daemon with:
>./bin/mysqld --skip-grant &
>You can use the command line tool
>./bin/mysql to connect to the mysql
>database and look at the grant tables:
>shell> ./bin/mysql -u root mysql
>mysql> show tables
>Try 'mysqld --help' if you have problems with paths.
>Using --log
>gives you a log in ./data that may be helpful.
>The latest information about MySQL is available on
>web at
>Please consult the MySQL manual section: 'Problems
>running mysql_install_db',
>and the manual section that describes problems on
>Another information source is the MySQL email
>Please check all of the above before mailing us!
>And if you do mail us, you MUST use the
>Could anyone please help!!!
>Thanks in Advance,
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mysql_install_db prblemShravan Durvasula6 Sep
  • Re: mysql_install_db prblemGerald Clark6 Sep