I am still getting the following error message.
After typing in safe_myaqld &
I get the following message:
starting mysql daemon with databases /var/lib/mysql mysql daemon ended
I then type in mysqladmin version and get the following:
mysqladmin:connect to server at 'localhost' failed
error:Can't connect to local MySQL server(2)'
Check that mysqld is running and that the
My ISP has informed me that they do not support MySQL and will not set
me up an account. Is this why I am getting the above error messages.
If so, is there anyway that I can -- atleast for now -- use MySQL
without the internet since I am only trying to evaluate it as DBMS. If
I can how do I get around these start up problems.
Michael Widenius wrote:
> >>>>> "Richard" == Richard Reina <Richard@stripped>
> Richard> I believe that I have successfully installed MySQL -- Monty, thank you
> Richard> very much for your help.
> Richard> However, after I have started MySQL with the safe_msqld & command I
> Richard> the following message:
> Richard> mysqladmin:connect to server at 'localhost' failed
> Richard> error:Can't connect to local MySQL server(2)'
> Richard> Check that mysqld is running and that the
> Richard> socket:'var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' exists!
> Richard> Does anyone have any idea what this means and how I can correct it?
> Are you sure that mysqld did start ? Did you have any messages in the
> 'hostname.err' or 'hostname.log' files. (They are in the mysql
> database directory),
> Please read the MySQL manual, the MySQL installation section; This
> contains a LOT of tips how to continue
> Richard> Sorry, to bother everyone with what is probably a simple problem -- I'm
> Richard> just trying to get on board with MySQL, because I hate Windows and I am
> Richard> concerned about the long term implications of staying in DOS.
> Richard> Any help would be appreciated.
> Richard> Sicerely,
> Richard> Richard