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Old 11-07-2008, 12:53 PM   #1
seekingsky
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Angry Mysql Installation Error


my question is MYSQL INSTALLATION ERROR
when i was typing the command to test the mysql whether or not is working, there is error displayed on the monitor like what i wrtied below

[root@localhost mysql]# /bin/mysqladmin status
mysqladmin; connect to server at 'localhost' failed
error cannot connect to local mysql server through socket /var/lib/mysql.sock(2)




-------------i can not find out the /var/lib/mysql.sock(2) in my MYSQL files,i also did /sbin service mysql start -----but occur unrecognised service
 
Old 11-08-2008, 06:22 AM   #2
ilikejam
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Hi.

Check the log file for interesting messages. It should be at /var/log/mysqld.log

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