Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Installing Mysql Server on Red Hat Linux (for the impatient)

I have a red-hat linux 9 server on which I needed to install MySQL 4.1.20. I had already tried using the rpm, and for whatever reason, that just didn't work. So I decided to go with the binary distribution, and boy, it was so much easier!

Here's what I did:

That's it. It was a heck of a lot simpler than I had thought after reading many articles :).
If you read this and are as lucky as I was - it shouldn't take more than 15 minutes to get it up and running!

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