I give up. I’ve done everything as written here 10 times and keep getting the same thing. It doesn’t matter whether it is wp-inst or main. The same errors are returned.

WordPress database error: [You have an error in your SQL syntax. Check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near ‘/main_categories ( cat_ID int(4) NOT NULL auto_increment, c]
CREATE TABLE wp_/main_categories ( cat_ID int(4) NOT NULL auto_increment, cat_name varchar(55) NOT NULL default ”, category_nicename varchar(200) NOT NULL default ”, category_description text NOT NULL, category_parent int(4) NOT NULL default ‘0’, PRIMARY KEY (cat_ID), UNIQUE KEY cat_name (cat_name), KEY category_nicename (category_nicename) )