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Old 09-15-2005, 10:50 AM   #1
petenyce
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Mysql problem


i have a major issue so i came to the pros. I installed a client rpm version of mysql on my box from mysql.com.

Now yesterday I started mysql by:
mysql -h localhost -u root -p XXXXX everything worked fine untill i tried installing mysql on a new machine. now i get this error

Error 2002: cant connect to local mysql server through socket /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock

Now i cant find mysql on my machine at all. i installed the rpm and webt through successfully ,very stange. Cant find a directory called mysql????

Very stressed about this

Someone save me
 
Old 09-15-2005, 02:07 PM   #2
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This might help.

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql/en/password-hashing.html

From what I've seen, typically the error has to do with mysql pasword hashing.
 
  


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