troubleshooting Question

What does this MySQL command string mean?

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Hi,
I'm trying to install the "Zoneminder" linux secuity camera monitoring software on Fedora Core 8. Part of the installation requriements is that a database is created with the string:
 
mysql -p -u root mysql < /usr/share/zoneminder/db/zm_create.sql > mysqladmin -p -u root reload

The question is what is this doing. What is the name of the database it is creating? What about the username and password? I need to know this because in another part of the instructions it asks for me to input these values into a configuratioin file. Here is the link to the instructions I'm following:
http://www.zoneminder.com/wiki/index.php/Fedora
-and also the main doccumentation-
http://www.zoneminder.com/wiki/index.php/Documentation

Thanks for the assistance!
-Max
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