Linked by Michael Hall on Thu 15th Jul 2004 07:35 UTC
Slackware, Slax My first experience with Slackware Linux came with version 9.1, after 4 years of using various versions of Red Hat and SUSE Linux. I disliked the general direction these distributions were moving in and didn't see their increasing focus on the "big end of town" as auguring well for either myself or clients of my small one-person IT consultancy business. I quickly became a Slackware convert and have since used it exclusively for all my server deployments. Check in for more and 15 screenshots from Slackware 10.
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RE: Mysql package on slackware
by Terje on Thu 15th Jul 2004 10:39 UTC

There are a few comments inside the /etc/rc.d/rc.mysql script that explain how to get mysql correctly set up.
The steps are similar to what has already been mentioned but it's nice to know it's explained in the mysql script.