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From:Georg Salvenmoser Date:August 8 2005 10:40am
Subject:Installing and starting with Linux
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Hello,

Can help me someone with the installation.

I tried to install the MySQL-server-4.1.13-0.i386.rpm on Suse Linux 9.3.
logged in as root in Linux with
rpm -i MySQL-server-4.1.13-0.i386.rpm

I got messages
chown: 'mysql:mysql': invalid user
chown: 'mysql': invalid user
[Warning] Asked for 196608 thread stack, but got 126976
[ERROR] Fatal error: Can't change to run as user 'mysql'
[ERROR] Aborting
[Note] /usr/sbin/mysqld: Shutdown complete.

So I tried to make it with mysql_install_db
mysql_install_db --user=server    (server is the normal user on the 
Linux-PC)

It got messages
Installing all prepared tables
[Warning] Asked for 196608 thread stack, but got 126976
Fill help tables
[Warning] Asked for 196608 thread stack, but got 126976

Then I logged in as "server" on the Linux-PC
Looking into the Yast Runlevel-Editor I find mysql but not started.
When I try with the console to start Mysql manual with
mysql_safe.

It got message
line 311: /var lib/mysql/server.err: Keine Berechtigung    (no 
authorisation)
line 317: /var lib/mysql/server.err: Keine Berechtigung    (no 
authorisation)
STOPPING server from pid file /var/lib/mysql/server.pid

I try to find something in the Reference manual but couldn't find how to 
solve the problem.

What can I do that I can start mysql?
Where can I search form problems?

Best Regards,
Georg Salvenmoser.

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