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Old 10-19-2003, 07:05 PM   #1
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mysql error?

Warning: mysql_connect(): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock' (111) in /web/0ups/mysql_connect.php on line 3

and in the err file

031020 0:56:59 /usr/local/mysql/3.23.57/libexec/mysqld: Can't create/write to file '/home/mysql/data/' (Errcode: 13)
031020 0:56:59 /usr/local/mysql/3.23.57/libexec/mysqld: Table '' doesn't exist
031020 0:56:59 /usr/local/mysql/3.23.57/libexec/mysqld: Error on delete of '/home/mysql/data/' (Errcode: 2)
031020 00:56:59 mysqld ended

what is wrong? i did this lamp tut
Old 10-22-2003, 06:35 AM   #2
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It looks like the permissions are not set right. The data directory has to have the user and group set to the mysql user, on redhat I just use:

chown mysql.mysql /usr/local/mysql/data -R

That is saying that the data directory for mysql is at /usr/local/mysql


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