[CentOS] Upgrading MySQL

Mon Oct 31 12:47:38 UTC 2011
John Doe <jdmls at yahoo.com>

From: Jack Fredrikson <jackfredrikson at yahoo.com>
> Upon trying to run django, I get this error:
> ImproperlyConfigured: MySQLdb-1.2.1p2 or newer is required; you have 1.2.1
> If I run yum update mysql I don't upgrade (expected). What do?

Why are you trying to update mysql when the error says 'MySQLdb'?
Check also the version... mysql is 5.x; not 1.x.
# yum whatprovides */MySQLdb
MySQL-python-1.2.1... on CentOS 5
MySQL-python-1.2.3... on CentOS 6.

How did you install django?
There are django packages from repoforge and elrepo...