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MySQL Upgrade Question

Discussion in 'Server Configuration and Hosting' started by Brent W, Jan 14, 2012.

  1. Brent W

    Brent W Well-Known Member

    I have never done an upgrade of MySQL from rpms before. I currently run 5.5.19 and just want to bump it up to 5.5.20. I am running the Generic Linux RPMs from here: http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/

    Anything I should know for such a small upgrade?
  2. Slavik

    Slavik XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Do it exactly as you would a full upgrade...
  3. Liam D.

    Liam D. Active Member

    Take a backup of your databases just in case something goes wrong (we never know). Then upgrade the RPMs via yum/up2date, or just use the rpm method you used before. I don't know if YUM would work on a custom-built MySQL via RPM, so just upgrade as you would like before.
  4. Brent W

    Brent W Well-Known Member

    Thanks, rpm -Uvh worked fine.

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