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From:Dave Shariff Yadallee -  System Administrator a.k.a. The Root of the Problem Date:October 23 2006 2:34pm
Subject:Re: Upgrade issue
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On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 01:49:14PM +0100, Ben Clewett wrote:
> MySQL,
> 
> I am trying to upgrade from 4.1 to 5.1.
> 
> Your manual states I should run mysql_upgrade.
> 
> But there is no such program in our pre-compiled binary, only a man page!
> 
> $ find . -name "mysql_upgrade*"
> ./mysql-5.1.11-beta-aix5.2-powerpc-64bit/man/man1/mysql_upgrade.1
> 
> However the on-line manual states the follows does the same thing:
> 
> $ mysqlcheck --check-upgrade --all-databases --auto-repair
> $ mysql_fix_privilege_tables
> 
> Is this safe?
> 
> I only ask because the last time I tried to upgrade, MySQL core-dumped 
> every few minutes when an unknown user connected.  So I am looking at 
> every incontinuity to try and work out if this is the reason.
> 
> Thanks for any help,
> 
> Ben Clewett.
> 
>

Go from 4.1 to 5.0 to 5.1  .  This is safer.
 
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Upgrade issueBen Clewett23 Oct
  • Re: Upgrade issueDave Shariff Yadallee -  System Administrator a.k.a. The Root of the Problem23 Oct
    • Re: Upgrade issueBen Clewett23 Oct
    • Re: Upgrade issueBen Clewett23 Oct