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From:Dan Nelson Date:February 20 2009 5:01pm
Subject:Re: enabling storage engine with RPM install
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In the last episode (Feb 20), Jim Lyons said:
> On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 12:59 AM, Krishna Chandra Prajapati wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 5:25 AM, Jim Lyons <jlyons4435@stripped> wrote:
> >> We have 5.0.22 installed on a test machine and for some reason the
> >> innodb storage engine was not enabled.  We install from RPMs so I'm not
> >> sure how to enable the storage engine.  If we compiled ourselves, we'd
> >> recompile but that's not an option.
> >>
> >> Does anyone know how to enable a storage engine once mysql's been
> >> installed by an RPM?  How does one make the selections in the first
> >> place with RPMs?  We've always just taken what we got and it was
> >> sufficient.
> >
> > mysql rpm installation comes with default storage engine myism and
> > innodb.  Just verify show engines on mysql prompt.
>
> yes, but how does one add engines to an existing install?  Is it possible? 
> I might want/need to add a storage engine that was not in the initial
> install.

You need MySQL 5.1 or newer:

 http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/pluggable-storage.html

and even then, I don't believe any of the bundled engines are available as
plugins.  It's mainly for 3rd-party engines.

-- 
	Dan Nelson
	dnelson@stripped
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enabling storage engine with RPM installJim Lyons20 Feb
  • Re: enabling storage engine with RPM installKrishna Chandra Prajapati20 Feb
    • Re: enabling storage engine with RPM installJim Lyons20 Feb
      • Re: enabling storage engine with RPM installDan Nelson20 Feb