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I am installing mysql-5.1.49-linux-i686-glibc23.tar.gz in Linux/Debian machine.I am following the steps from http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/installing-binary.html

Problem is that the 1. when I run the command(for verifying package integrity) $md5sum mysql-5.1.49-linux-i686-glibc23.tar.gz The output does not matches the one displayed on the download page immediately below the respective package.

I ignored this one and untar the package. It's that there should be data sirectory in the installation directory but that is not available.So How can i proceed further?

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I guess there's a reason why apt-get install mysql-server wasn't sufficient? –  Bobby Aug 18 '10 at 14:46
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If the md5 sums dont match the download is most likely defective or corrupted in some way.

I recommend to download the archive again and verify the checksum is correct.

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From where I can get mysql other than dev.mysql.com/downloads Thanks –  sjain Jul 29 '10 at 11:22
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