MYSQL Fresh Reinstall, How?

Jez Hancock jez.hancock at
Fri Aug 29 02:11:26 PDT 2003

On Fri, Aug 29, 2003 at 03:04:07AM -0600, Aaron Wohl wrote:
> If you rm -rf /var/db/msyql then reinstall it doesnt work right now is
> the problem... at least on freebsd.  It gives the host.frm error the
> poster asked about. Ive only been able to get a new system going by
> restoring the mysql database (/var/db/mysql/mysql) from elsewhere.
You mean the port is broken?  Ick :(

Try and fix it and submit a patch? :)  I suppose that's the risk of
running unstable software (relatively speaking).


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