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    050116 12:51:32 mysqld ended, Plese Help :(

    Hay guys, I have been scratching my head about this for some time, well 2 days, but my site is down and I need to fix it soon.

    When starting mySQL (I run it on Slackware 10.0) after few seconds it ends and prints out a message: 050116 12:51:32 mysqld ended

    I looked in the error logs. Here is what I found:

    050116 12:51:29 mysqld started
    050116 12:51:30 InnoDB: Started
    050116 12:51:30 Fatal error: Can't open privilege tables: Table '' doesn't exist
    050116 12:51:30 Aborting

    050116 12:51:30 InnoDB: Starting shutdown...
    050116 12:51:32 InnoDB: Shutdown completed
    050116 12:51:32 /usr/libexec/mysqld: Shutdown Complete

    050116 12:51:32 mysqld ended

    I gather that the problem is with the file. Problam is, I have no idea what to do about that? Please help,

    - Bogdan

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    Linux Guru sarumont's Avatar
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    Apr 2003
    Obviously, the priveledge table doesn't exist. You'll have to treat it as if you've never had it running. I think this can be done by running the 'mysql_install_db' script, but I'm not sure on that.
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    Linux Enthusiast puntmuts's Avatar
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    su - mysql    <-- mind the - in the command 
    Follow the instructions on your screen to set a root password for mysql.
    I\'m so tired .....

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    Thank you, that fixed the problem. Wow, I guess am never going back to Win Servers Again

    - Bogdan

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