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Old 01-15-2005, 04:57 AM   #1
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upgrading mysql

ey guys. I wan to upgrae my mysql in redhat 9. I have uninstalled the old packages, and tried a new one.

Now, my problem is that nothing seem to run , and the error is that it can't connect to /tmp/mysql.sock. .. How do I fix this
Old 01-15-2005, 09:24 AM   #2
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You can specify which socket your clients and server use in the my.cnf file - for example:

Old 01-16-2005, 10:35 AM   #3
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thanks guys.. I figured it out now.. I think it was caused by my firewall .. I took my firewall out, and everything came into place. thanks for your help


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