[CentOS] Blew away MySQL

Alex Antropoff alant at transtelecom.md
Sun Sep 4 18:42:40 UTC 2005

On Sun, Sep 04, 2005 at 08:24:17AM -0700, Todd Cary wrote:
TC> Unfortunately, I blew MySQL away by replacing the MySQL control tables 
TC> with others and not making a copy of the folder.
TC> My data is backed up, so that is not a problem, but I cannot reinstall 
TC> MySQL and create the mysql directory with the control tables (e.g. user, 
TC> db, host).  I have run "yum remove mysql" and "yum install mysql" and 
TC> "yum install mysql-server" and the control files are not recreated.
TC> Any suggestions?
rm -f /var/lib/mysql/mysql/*

Alex Antropoff

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