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1<sect2>
2<title>Configuring <application>My<acronym>SQL</acronym></application></title>
3
4<sect3>
5<title>Config files</title>
6
7<para><filename>/etc/my.cnf</filename>, <filename>~/.my.cnf</filename></para>
8
9</sect3>
10
11<sect3>
12<title>Configuration Information</title>
13
14<para>There are several default configuration files available in
15<filename class="directory">/usr/share/mysql</filename> which you can
16use. Create <filename>/etc/my.cnf</filename> using the following
17command:</para>
18
19<screen><userinput><command>cp /usr/share/mysql/my-medium.cnf /etc/my.cnf</command></userinput></screen>
20
21<para>You can now install a database and change the ownership to the
22unprivileged user and group.</para>
23
24<screen><userinput><command>mysql_install_db &amp;&amp;
25chown -R mysql:mysql /var/lib/mysql</command></userinput></screen>
26
27<para>Further configuration requires that the mysql server be running:</para>
28
29<screen><userinput><command>mysqld_safe --user=mysql 2&gt;&amp;1 &gt;/dev/null &amp;</command></userinput></screen>
30
31<para>A default installation does not setup a password for the
32administrator, so use the following command to set one. Replace <replaceable>[new-password]</replaceable>
33with your own.</para>
34
35<!--
36<screen><userinput><command>mysql -uroot mysql</command></userinput>
37Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g.
38Your MySQL connection id is 2 to server version: 3.23.51-log
39
40Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the buffer.
41
42<prompt>mysql&gt;</prompt> <userinput><command>UPDATE user SET password=password('<replaceable>new-password</replaceable>') WHERE user='root';</command></userinput>
43Query OK, 2 rows affected (0.00 sec)
44Rows matched: 2 Changed: 2 Warnings: 0
45
46<prompt>mysql&gt;</prompt> <userinput><command>FLUSH PRIVILEGES;</command></userinput>
47Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)
48
49<prompt>mysql&gt;</prompt> <userinput><command>EXIT;</command></userinput>
50bye
51</screen>
52-->
53
54<screen><userinput><command>mysqladmin -u root password <replaceable>[new-password]</replaceable></command></userinput></screen>
55
56<para>Configuration of the server is now finished. Shut the server down
57using the following command:</para>
58
59<screen><userinput><command>mysqladmin -p shutdown</command></userinput></screen>
60
61<para>Install the <filename>/etc/rc.d/init.d/mysql</filename>
62init script included in the <xref linkend="intro-important-bootscripts"/> package.</para>
63
64<screen><userinput><command>make install-mysql</command></userinput></screen>
65
66</sect3>
67
68</sect2>
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