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Re: q re transferring mysql db from redhat to debian

On Jul 26, 2004, at 6:21 PM, Shannon R. wrote:

hello list!

i'll be moving from a RedHat server to a Debian server very soon.
despite the different linux distributions, is it ok to transfer my entire mysql database by just copying everything in /var/lib/mysql of the RedHat
 system to the Debian system?

Assuming the directory structures are similar and you're using only MyISAM tables, yes. With InnoDB, you'd have to deal with the logs as well.


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