Upgrade cpanel to mysql 5.1

You can upgrade from 5.0.x to 5.1.30 with cPanel scripts

edit /var/cpanel/cpanel.config

and set


then execute


then run


and then

/scripts/perlinstaller –force Bundle::DBD::mysql

to reset the new install

ERROR! MySQL manager or server PID file could not be found!


This error is caused by the my.cnf file that comes from mysql4 or an earlier version. To correct the error, enter the following commands:

mv my.cnf my.cnf.old

/etc/init.d/mysql start

Starting MySQL



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