MySQL install troubles.
eric at chomp.us
Fri Feb 4 12:41:14 MST 2011
I have been fighting with MySQL for a few days trying to get it installed correctly on my VPS. I have Apache down to a science and it gets installed to my liking with my move in script. The tough part for me now is getting mysql going.
I'm installing MySQL 5.1.53 with configure:
It configures, compiles and installs just fine, but when i attempt to start it up, I get a heap of errors. On the first try it complains about /usr/local/var not existing, so I create it and retry, then it spits out:
# /usr/local/libexec/mysqld --user=mysqld
/usr/local/libexec/mysqld: Table 'mysql.plugin' doesn't exist
110204 12:29:33 [ERROR] Can't open the mysql.plugin table. Please run mysql_upgrade to create it.
(snip: innodb first start messages)
110204 12:29:33 InnoDB: Started; log sequence number 0 0
110204 12:29:33 [ERROR] Can't start server : Bind on unix socket: No such file or directory
110204 12:29:33 [ERROR] Do you already have another mysqld server running on socket: /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock ?
110204 12:29:33 [ERROR] Aborting
110204 12:29:33 InnoDB: Starting shutdown...
110204 12:29:38 InnoDB: Shutdown completed; log sequence number 0 44233
110204 12:29:38 [Note] /usr/local/libexec/mysqld: Shutdown complete
The installation didn't create the socket file, and I'm not sure how to, but I don't think it should be starting this badly on a fresh install. Can anyone provide me with guidance here? The MySQL docs really push you towards RPMs, but I'm just not into that.
Oh yeah, and I'm using CentOS 5.5.
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