At 02:52 AM 8.29.2003 -0400, Ben Dover wrote: > I managed to mess up my MYSQL4.1 on my 5.1 box and I can't seem to get it >straightened out. I think the best way to resolve this would be to do a >fresh install of MYSQL server. I did a pkg_delete of MYSQL-server and >client and installed again from ports but I'm getting the same error >messages. Is there a way to just start out fresh like I never had MYSQL >installed in the first place? The error I'm getting is: >030829 2:36:36 Fatal error: Can't open privilege tables: Can't find file: >'./mysql/host.frm' (errno: 13) >030829 02:36:36 mysqld ended > >This started out from something I did while trying to get Plesk6 to work on >5.1 (which I did) but without MYSQL working I uninstalled Plesk6. I think >what I did was delete the database mysql and I guess it is essential. Any >assistance would be appreciated but I'm leaning toward a fresh install if >possible. >
If you can use portugrade, it was always a simple one-line command on FBSD-4.x: # portupgrade -m '-DSKIP_INSTALL_DB' mysql-server-3.xx.xx The above preserves the databases just fine. Haven't tried it on 5.1 though.... Best regards, Jack L. Stone, Administrator SageOne Net http://www.sage-one.net [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"