[nycphp-talk] ism tables.

Hans C. Kaspersetz hans at
Sun Jan 7 23:21:35 EST 2007

Let me be more specific, I am looking for the installer files for 
Windows for either MySQL Server 3.23 or MySQL  Sever 4.0.x.


Hans C. Kaspersetz wrote:
> Already tried.  You need to have two functioning database servers to 
> use it.  It will not read the ism files directly..  If I had a 
> functioning (3.23 or 4.0) data base server that could read the ism 
> tables, I would just mysqldump the data out of them.  And read the 
> dump file into 5.0.
> If I am mistaken on this belief, please correct me.  When I ran the 
> migration tool it kept asking for a source database server.  I am 
> still seeking resolution to this problem.
> If someone has a zip of 3.23 or 4.0 MySQL server, I would appreciate 
> getting access to that file?
> Hans
> Jon Baer wrote:
>> Try the Windows GUI toolset from MySQL and use the Migration toolkit 
>> application.  I think that tool was made for those situations.
>> - Jon
>> On Jan 6, 2007, at 11:17 PM, Hans C. Kaspersetz wrote:
>>> I have to recover some data out of old ism mysql tables and I don't 
>>> have a version of MySQL which can access those tables.  I also can't 
>>> seem to find out how to convert those old tables to myi table 
>>> format.  Does anyone know a tool or have access to the windows 
>>> binary install of 3.23 or 4.0 MySQL?
>>> The typical:
>>> ALTER TABLE phpbb_users TYPE = MYISAM
>>> *MySQL said: *Documentation 
>>> <>
>>> | #1030 - Got error 1 from storage engine
>>> Gives me no results.  Any suggestions would be appreciated.
>>> Hans
>>> |

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