"Bickel, Sean" wrote:
> I am running linux 2.2.10 with a pentium processor. I installed MySQL from
> source code(3.22.25). Everything starts up fine. I can create databases and
> tables and all the stuff in the tutorial. I can't shutdown MySQL. I give it
> the command mysqladmin -u root shutdown. It just goes back to the command
> line and the processes are still there.
> Thanks for any help,
> Sean Bickel
It takes some time to shutdown mysql.
Did you wait a minute before checking again?