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I am trying to install cacti. When I want to import mysql_test_data_timezone.sql to MySQL database on Linux CentOS, I get an error.

My command is

mysql -u root -p mysql < /usr/share/mysql/mysql_test_data_timezone.sql

I get error

No such a file or directory ;

Does this directory have to exist or do I have to create it myself?

  • Is there some reason there is a . at the end of the filename? The command should be mysql -u root -p mysql < /usr/share/mysql/mysql_test_data_timezone.sql. – Nasir Riley May 18 at 21:47
  • No .İ did not write '.' .When I ask question ,I added it by mistake . – Cebrayil May 19 at 4:54
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Later versions of CentOS install mariadb-server in preference to mysql server. You can list the files installed by mariadb-server using the rpm utility

rpm -ql mariadb-server

you can then examine the output to see if the file you are looking for is installed (hint: it is, under a different path).

If you do not know which package (if any) provides a particular file you can use yum to search for it e.g.

yum provides /usr/share/mysql/mysql_test_data_timezone.sql

or to search more generally

yum provides */mysql_test_data_timezone.sql
  • Thank you a lot) I provide particular file as you say and works – Cebrayil May 19 at 14:30
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Yes, directory /usr/share/mysql should exist with file mysql_test_data_timezone.sql in it. It should have come with with your mysql-server/mariadb-server installation. So I guess your installation is somehow screwed.

  • Now I tried to downloaded mysql again.when I write "yum install mysql mysql-server" .I shows me "mariadb already installed " but It have to show mysql not mariadb .Am I right? – Cebrayil May 19 at 5:08
  • This depends on what you need. As I said, it can be mariadb or mysql, so (re)installing mariadb-server would also be okay. – Freddy May 19 at 9:38

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