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Old 03-25-2004, 08:44 AM   #1
nepcw
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Mysql error starting


I have just install RH9 and i included Mysql in that install.
I log on as root and run mysql and i get :
ERROR 2002: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)

I have done almost everything i can find about this and i cannot figure it out.
i cant find the mysql.sock file
I checked the version of mysql and i get :

[root@localhost /]# mysql --version
mysql Ver 11.18 Distrib 3.23.58, for redhat-linux-gnu (i386)

How can i tell if it is running? i tried service mysqld status and that gave me a error
mysqld: unrecognized service , i dont know if this is thr right command
I run a mysqladmin and get the same error 2002.
Any ideas?
 
Old 03-25-2004, 09:29 AM   #2
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the server isnt running, thats why the client cant connect. knowing nothing about red hat i cant tell you how to start it but this guy looks like he has the answer

Last edited by kev82; 03-25-2004 at 09:30 AM.
 
Old 03-25-2004, 09:55 AM   #3
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thanks, i thought it wasnt running but i wasnt sure how to start it. no service to start nothing i could find. i will check that link out thank you!
 
  


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