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Howto: MySQL-Server for Gentoo Linux

This describes the installation of a MySQL-Server.

If you want to use this solution you need the following howto(s) finished:

Required software

The required software has to be installed with the following command(s):
emerge dev-db/mysql

Changes in /etc/mysql/mysql.d/50-distro-server.cnf

File permissions:
Owner: root
Group: root
Permissions: -rw-r--r--

Click here for a download of the complete file: /etc/mysql/mysql.d/50-distro-server.cnf

Changed on 09.09.08
Issued by olli
Beginning line 21

MySQL should listen only on the socket

Before change
# skip-networking
bind-address                            =
After change
#bind-address                            =

Changed on 09.09.08
Issued by olli
Beginning line 29

This deactivetes bin-logging, because we don't want to use a MySQL cluster. Backups are made with the Backup-Script. (see Backup topic)

Before change
server-id                                     = 1
After change
# log-bin
# server-id                                     = 1

Setting up services

For starting the new service after system reboot you should add it to a runlevel with the following command(s):

rc-update add mysql 

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