Originally Posted by ryuker16
I chmod 755 every relevant directory related to mysql to be safe....no dice. Amazon expects you to pay for support.
Thanks for pointing me in the right direction.
Here's the right direction,
Warning: it's not a file permission issue.
How is a new EIP going to be a file change / permissions issue? Stop it.
More likely a my.cnf issue...
...around "bind-address = localhost" or the lack of such an entry, Is my guess.
See that "/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.pid ended" - THAT MEANS your mysql-server isn't running.
and My Guess is the bind-address property/element in my.cnf.