Dushyant

Install MariaDB along with MySQL

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Hi,

 

I am trying to install mariadb on my server which is having CentOS 7 with mysql installed.

 

i have followed the steps provided  on mariadb's website https://mariadb.com/kb/en/mariadb/installing-mariadb-alongside-mysql/  after following the steps when i tried to install as instructed there on site i am getting error : 

 

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scripts/mysql_install_db: line 260: ./bin/my_print_defaults: cannot execute binary file
Neither host 'abc.server.com' nor 'localhost' could be looked up with
'./bin/resolveip'
Please configure the 'hostname' command to return a correct
hostname.
If you want to solve this at a later stage, restart this script
with the --force option
 

 

I have checked hosts file and also checked hostname but hostname entries are there.

i have also tried to install with --force to install mariadb on server but facing same error.

please provide your suggestions to resolve this.

 

Thanks.

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First thing we check in this instance is that the file /etc/hosts is correct.

What are the contents of  /etc/hosts

 

You can run the following to spit out the contents:

cat /etc/hosts

 

 

What output do you get when you run

hostname -f

 

 

And insure the loopback interface is running:

ip addr

 

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@Dushyant I suppose the next issue I would look at is the actual subdomain.domainname.hostname itself.

 

If you have DNS authorization then check the A records are recursively resolvable from/to the server in question.

 

Are you trying to install the database on localhost or is this a remote installation?

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