The following sections covers the installation of Linux using RPMs.
For information on using a generic binary package using
tar, see Section 2.2, “Installing MySQL from Generic Binaries on Unix/Linux”. For
information on installing from source, see
Section 2.3, “MySQL Installation Using a Source Distribution”.
mysql.server can be found in the
support-files directory under the MySQL
installation directory or in a MySQL source tree. You can install it
/etc/init.d/mysql for automatic MySQL
startup and shutdown. See Section 188.8.131.52, “Starting and Stopping MySQL Automatically”.