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Bob Gaskin 11-18-2003 03:47 PM

Mysql Installation on Gentoo - mysqld.sock?
After the successful emerge of mysql. I ran the mysql_install_db command,
but when going to run mysql I get this error statement:

ERROR 2002: Canb't connect through Mysql server through socket 'var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock'

sure enough, there is nothing in the var/run/mysqld/ path.

Does anyone know how I can get htis file to appear, or if I am doing this right? I am using hte standard configuration settings for the my file.

ugob 12-04-2003 11:27 PM

your server is probably not started. I don't know gentoo, but /etc/init.d/mysql start should work (or /etc/init.d/mysqld start)

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