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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