File README.SuSE of Package ZoneMinder
After install run "zm_database_init" to create
the database and the zm database user (zm_admin).
The config file is automaticly adjusted with the
entered password for zm_admin.
If you want to use X10 thwn install the the required
perl module with cpan.
during the run of zm_database_init a .my.cnf will
be created/updated (in the home directory of root)
so that root can access the database without password.
It Does not delete the .my.cnf when it exists, but checks
whether it has an entry for the mysql client [client] which
contains as username root. When the entry not exist or
the username is not root the .my.cnf will be modified
to fit the above requirements.