[RDD] ubuntu server 16.04 LTS mysql 5.7

VE4PER / Andy ve4per at aim.com
Fri Jul 1 18:41:27 EDT 2016


Ok thanks for the tip Wayne

I tried most of that already and it still did not work for me but will 
re-trace my steps and pay closer attention to the my.cnf's rather than 
just the simple apt purge options with wildcards.

Thanks again

On 16-07-01 05:22 PM, Wayne Merricks wrote:
> No it still breaks, the fix is to apt remove MySQL server.  Finish the 
> upgrade (dpkg -a) then delete any reference to my.cnf or mysqld.cnf in 
> /etc/mysql and /etc/mysql/mysql.conf.d/
>
> Once you've done that reinstall mysql server.  Your database data will 
> not be deleted.
>
> If you leave any references to my.cnf it will fail to install so make 
> sure you move them all wherever you need them.
>
> Also don't use MySQL 5.7 with Rivendell.  There are some patches in 
> the stable branch to fix the problems, hopefully they will make the 
> next Rivendell release but I haven't had time to double check/test 
> everything to give Fred the Ubuntu OK.
>
> Regards,
>
> Wayne
>
>
>
> On 2016-07-01 18:20, VE4PER / Andy wrote:
>> Anybody know if ubuntu server 16.04 LTS has got the mysql server
>> install via dist-upgrade  problem sorted out yet? and/or what the fix
>> is?
>>
>> It flags a problem with mysql server 5.7 as being downloaded and
>> installed but generates an error because it was not configured which
>> then prevents re-installing it from scratch as there uncompleted error
>> flag does not clear when one purges any mysql packages to attempt a
>> clean re-install.
>>
>> cheers
>> Andy
>>
>>
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