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From:Daevid Vincent Date:March 30 2004 11:36pm
Subject:RE: MySQL installation in Fedora Core 1
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Just make a symbolic link... Probably it's in /tmp

So as root,
  "ln -vs /tmp/mysql.sock /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock"

This is always an annoyance with mysql and redhat it seems. *sigh*


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sami Maisniemi [mailto:sami.maisniemi@stripped] 
> Sent: Tuesday, March 30, 2004 3:11 PM
> To: mysql@stripped
> Subject: MySQL installation in Fedora Core 1
> 
> I intend to build up a web server that is based on Fedora Core 1. 
> Installation and configuration of Apache and PHP4 was pretty 
> simple, but 
> there are some problems in configuration of MySQL. I 
> installed the MySQL 
> server RPM included in the distribution.
> 
> Even in the MySQL pages it is mentioned that running 
> "/etc/rc.d/init.d/mysqld start" is enough for 
> post-installation process. 
> However, there is no such file. Running "mysql" leads to an error:
> 
> [root@dhcppc9 smaisnie]# mysql
> ERROR 2002: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket 
> '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)
> 
> Does anyone have any idea how to carry out post-installation process?
> 
> Regards Sami Maisniemi
> 
> 
> 
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MySQL installation in Fedora Core 1Sami Maisniemi31 Mar
  • RE: MySQL installation in Fedora Core 1Donny Simonton31 Mar
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