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

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)

Does this file exist?
Does the directory "/var/lib/mysql" exist?

I got this message when I installed mysql in
a location what was not the default. The solution was
to edit the script "safe_mysqld" and set the
location of the socket file to "/tmp" using the
environment variable "MYSQL_UNIX_PORT".

> 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.
> Should someone be able to come in person(I live in
> Davis) and help me I would be more than willing to pay
> you for your time.
> =====
> -----------------
> Andrew Stein
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