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So I uninstalled mysql 5.1 and then downloaded the client, devel and server rpm's for mysql 5.6

I did a rpm -ivh of each rpm but got this error:

error: Failed dependencies:
libaio.so.1()(64bits) is needed by MYSQL-server-5.6.6_m9-1.linux2.6.x86_64
libaio.so.1(LIBAIO_0.1)(64bits) is needed by MYSQL-server-5.6.6_m9-1.linux2.6.x86_64
libaio.so.1(LIBAIO_0.4)(64bits) is needed by MYSQL-server-5.6.6_m9-1.linux2.6.x86_64

I looked around but it does not seem this error is well documented. Do I need to install a dependency? If so which one and how?

My OS is CentOS Linux 6.2 on x86_64

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# yum install libaio.x86_64 libaio-devel.x86_64

and try again.

But wait, why not install mysql-server via yum?

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That fixed it, thanks! The reason I didn't use mysql-server is because it only installs the earliest stable release. I am trying to install MYSQL 5.6. –  please delete me Sep 21 '12 at 10:04
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