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I am trying to install mysql in red hat when I execute the command rpm -ivh "package-name" it is giving the following error:

error: Failed dependencies:
        libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.4) is needed by MySQL-server-5.5.12-1.rhel5.i386<br>
        rtld(GNU_HASH) is needed by MySQL-server-5.5.12-1.rhel5.i386

What is the problem?

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You are obviously not running RHEL 5. Install packages for the appropriate version of your distro.

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The problem is that you do not have the package "glibc" installed.

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You are missing a dependancy. Apparently you need libpcap, so install it first:

yum install libpcap
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what is the relationship between packet analyser and DB? –  satheesh.droid May 12 '11 at 11:17

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