a problem with mysql

Scott Berry n7zib at northlc.com
Thu Dec 18 11:31:08 UTC 2008

I did finally get the command  to work but it did not resolve any of the
problems.  It's still saying it's missing the debian-sys-maint user and
probably does not see anything in /etc/mysql.


On Thu, 2008-12-18 at 08:39 +0100, Thibaut wrote:
> Scott Berry wrote:
> > Have a nice day,
> > Scott Berry
> > E-mail:  N7zib at northlc.com    
> >
> > I had a problem with my password for mysql and then I deleted all files
> > in /etc/mysql and now I am trying to get mysql to regenerate the files
> > in /etc/mysql.  How does one go about doing that?  A reinstall of
> > mysql-client5 and mysql-server-5 and mysql-commo9n-5 did not doit.  That
> > is version 5.0rather.  Thanks for the help.
> >   
> try to reinstall the package like that :
> sudo dpkg -r --force-remove-reinstreq mysql-server

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