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Old 08-05-2006, 03:35 PM   #1
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Unhappy erro in mysql


While im configuring musql database in FC5 i got an erro.The error looks like this:
ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)
Can anybody tell me wat does it meanr and should i do further .I want sql database .How?
Plz reply my project is near.And i have to install sql database in tis FC5.

Old 08-06-2006, 08:18 AM   #2
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That normally means that mysql isn't running. Start it with
/etc/init.d/mysql start
and see if you can connect after that. If not, something is preventing MySQL from starting, or it is starting and shutting itself down. In that case, look to the mysql error log for clues.


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