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Old 08-17-2003, 04:02 PM   #1
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mysql connecting problem


when i installed it, everything seemed to work out fine, as always, and when i tried to start it up it said it couldn't connect to mysql.sock in /tmp/mysql.sock i've checked in the tmp folder and it is in there, so it just won't connect. is there something i can do to fix this?
 
Old 08-17-2003, 05:09 PM   #2
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take the steps detailed in this post http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ysql+slackware and verify your mysqld daemon is running before trying to connect
 
Old 08-17-2003, 11:43 PM   #3
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i tried all the steps and this is what i got

mysqladmin: connect to server at 'localhost' failed
error: 'Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock' (2)'
Check that mysqld is running and that the socket: '/tmp/mysql.sock' exists!
 
  


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