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Old 09-10-2003, 03:03 PM   #1
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Red face MySQL

Hi Everyone,
I am new in linux.Plz help me to install MYsql & configure it.I am writing the whole coommand which i m using to install & configur the Mysql
1)First i place the zipped source file in /usr/src and unpack them with command
tar zxvf mysql.4.0-1 tar.gz

groupadd mysql
useradd -g mysql mysql
4)then enter in the source directory
cd /usr/src/mysql.4.0-1
./configure --prefix=/usr/local/mysql
make install
8)setup the database
9)changing ownership
chown -R root /usr/local/mysql
*the actual problem in this command which is
chown -R mysql /usr/local/var
at this point it say operation not permitted.what is the problem here,after the command are
chgrp -R mysql /usr/local/mysql
here is same problem

Plz help me how to i install & configure the Mysql


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