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From:Gerald Clark Date:June 10 2002 9:10pm
Subject:Re: Installation problem
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Mysql does not own the database and its tables;

chown -R mysql  /usr/local/mysql/var

( or whatever the database location is. )

Kariuki, JohnX K wrote:

>Hi I am pretty new to linux and I was trying to setup and use mysql, I
>followed the directions you provided about compiling it and installing it,
>but when I try to start the server the mysql daemon fail right away : saying
>mysqld ended. I looked at the error log and this is what it says :
>/usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqld: Can't find file : './mysql/host.frm' (errno :
>Now the file host.frm is in the directory /var/lib/mysql/mysql/host.frm, I
>was gonna put this somewhere in the msqld file but it is not in human
>readeable form. 
>Thank you.
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Installation problemJohnX K Kariuki10 Jun
  • Re: Installation problemGerald Clark10 Jun