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Re: [vox-tech] mysql and linux - tech help

On Tuesday, November 19, 2002, at 01:39  PM, Andrew Stein wrote:

> hi, I am looking for some tech help with mysql on my
> linux computers. basicly, I am getting the following
> error
> ERROR 2002: Can't connect to local MySQL server
> through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (111)
> What I want to do is run mysql localy, not over a
> network or anything odd. I have three linux boxes
> which all need to be running mysql.

It's not a TCP or UDP socket; it's a Unix domain socket.

Your problem is probably one of two things: your MySQL server is not 
running, or it is not creating the socket where the client is looking 
for it.


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