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Old 05-21-2003, 06:04 AM   #1
tinaa
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Question Can't connect to local MySQL server


I installed mysql 4.0 - server, client & devel using rpm -i <rpm name>. But gives me following error while starting mysql.

Starting mysqld daemon with databases from /var/lib/mysql
mysql
ERROR 2002: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket
'/tmp/mysql.sock' (2)

Can anyone please help me.

Thank you,

Tina.....


 
Old 05-21-2003, 06:50 AM   #2
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Thats weird as mysqld should create /tmp/mysql.sock and shouldn't be trying to connect to it. What command are you using to start the mysql daemon? Are there any hints in your logs?

cheers

Jamie...
 
Old 05-21-2003, 07:02 AM   #3
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Thanks for the reply.

I managed to make it work...

Thank you.
 
  


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