Originally Posted by SpellChainz
i have checked mysql in add remove programs its already checked (I
selected mysql when i installed red hat 9).
Problem: I am getting the following error when I try to run mysql.
Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket
and i can not mount my usb in red hat 9 ..as its a big probelm for
plz do reply ..
type in terminal
ps x | grep mysqld
if you see mysqld take the process id on the left and type
kill -s SIGKILL mysqld
next what you want to do is start mysqld. type
now try connecting
if that doesn't work kill mysqld as outlined before and start it like so
if that doesn't work see --datadir and --basedir and set them appropriatly too.
Also be patient thank you