>>>>> "Kevin" == Kevin S Mahler <kmahler@stripped> writes:
Kevin> I've read the documentation. Looked for a FAQ but can't find one
Kevin> and I still can't get MySQL running on my Redhat 6.0 box.
Kevin> Can someone give me a push in the right direction?
Kevin> I tried installing from both the rpms and source. When I try
Kevin> to start mysqld I get the following error message in /var/lib/mysql
Kevin> 990930 1:05:21 /usr/sbin/mysqld: Can't find file: 'host.ISM' (errno: 2)
Kevin> mysqld ended on Thu Sep 30 01:05:21 EDT 1999
Kevin> I've looked and can't find a host.ISM file anywhere. Can't find a reference
Kevin> to it in the doc either. I did find the host.MYD and host.MYI and host.frm
Kevin> in the /var/lib/mysql/mysql directory.
Which MySQL RPM did you install?
Try removing all tables in the /var/lib/mysql/mysql directory and run
then the mysql_install_db script. This should create the MySQL tables!
After this you should be able to start the mysqld server with the safe_mysqld