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From:Andrés Tello Date:February 13 2011 11:01pm
Subject:Re: Messed up mysql-server, cant reinstall?!
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didn't u forgot  to run mysql_intsall_db?


On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 6:53 AM, Adam smalin <acidzombie24@stripped> wrote:

> I accidentally drop the database mysql. I now cannot restore tables to the
> database or do much of anything some details can be found here
>
>
> http://serverfault.com/questions/234321/i-accidently-dropped-the-mysql-db/234340#234340
>
> after a few unsuccessful uninstalled/reinstalls i wrote whereis mysql and
> rm
> -rf every directory in that list. I ran `dpkg -P mysql-server`. `apt-get
> install mysql-server` saw "Stopping MySQL database server: mysqld.", ran
> `/etc/init.d/mysql start` and got the error "Starting MySQL database
> server:
> mysqld . . . . . . . . . . . . . . failed!".
>
> I wrote whereis mysql again and got NO DIRECTORIES.
>
> How do i properly reinstall this?
> I cant even restore my backups because of this.
>
> Yes i did all of this as root
>

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Messed up mysql-server, cant reinstall?!Adam smalin11 Feb
  • Re: Messed up mysql-server, cant reinstall?!Andrés Tello14 Feb