MariaDB installation in a different directory using RPMs

I am trying to install MariaDB using RPMs packages in a user created directory but i am not able to do it. Is it possible to do it?? i have tried --prefix option but couldnt start the mysql service and also yum --installroot option but couldnt start the service. Please suggest a way to do it if its possible


while you can install RPM anywhere, the location for configuration files, for example, is always /etc, not @your_prefix@/etc.

If you want to install locally, it's best to use a tarball, you can download it from


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