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Re: [SLE] Mysql questions still (SOLVED)
  • From: Richard Atcheson <ratcheson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2004 11:59:22 -0600
  • Message-id: <200403011159.22962.ratcheson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 01 March 2004 07:13 am, Damon Register wrote:
> shouldn't this go to the list? Maybe others could benefit from this?
>
> Peter Onion wrote:
> > There is a comment in rcmysql that may be important...
> >
> > # We assume a fresh install if the directory $datadir/mysql
> > # does not exist and create the privilege database
>
> Thanks for the information. I agree, this is important.
>
> > If you start mysql with rcmsql start after installing it with YaST, it
> > does the right thing and installs the privs correctly (at least it did
>
> So it does. I just looked at the file and confirmed what you said.
> Then I wiped the mysql files and tried what you said. It does work.
> This really bugs me. I always try to find something in the SuSE manual
> or a FAQ or HOWTO. The only writing I found was the manual at
> http://www.mysql.com/doc/en/index.html.
>
> This is really annoying. This subject and problem is hardly new yet
> SuSE provides no information about mysql (none that I could find).
> Yes, I know this isn't the place to rant about that. I just finished
> a feedback to SuSE in which I requested that they
> 1. write a simple HOWTO for getting started with mysql
> 2. give SuSE web space to Togan Muftuoglu and others like him who are
> willing to compile help so users don't have to know so many places
> where they can get help
>
> Damon Register
Damon, I would like to see what you have done. Are you using Open Office with
Mysql? You're right, there is a real dearth of info on setting up Mysql and
Interfaces on Suse.
Thanks,
Richard

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