configuring phpmyadmin: why no table for mysql56?

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Fri Feb 13 21:17:53 PST 2015

On Sat, Feb 14, 2015 at 12:07 AM, Murray Eisenberg <
murrayeisenberg at> wrote:

> This gives:  ERROR 1146 (42S02): Table '' doesn't exist
> And indeed, that table does not exist. (I see this by executing mysql
> commands "use mysql;" and then "show tables;" ; I see the same thing by
> looking at database mysql in phpmyadmin)
> Why not? Should it not have been created when I originally installed
> mysql56-server and executed mysql_install_db ?

You are using obsolete instructions, it appears; the host table was
deprecated in 5.6.3 and removed from the default schema in 5.6.7.

brandon s allbery kf8nh                               sine nomine associates
allbery.b at                                  ballbery at
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