Upgrading to MySQL 5.1 in cPanel/WHM

Upgrading to MySQL 5.1 in cPanel is currently not the easiest thing in the world. I’ve seen guides detailing disabled various cPanel updates, hacking cPanel scripts and even installing your own 5.1 RPMs, all of which will probably end in tears at some point when cPanel runs one of its update scripts.

Heres the easiest and safest method I’ve found.

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