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From:gerald_clark Date:June 15 2004 8:33pm
Subject:Re: my.cnf Error
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Mack Richardson wrote:

>I'm running MySQL 4.0.20 on Mac OS X 10.3.4.  I've added the my.cnf to the
>etc directory,
>
Which one, and why?
Did you restart the server after changing my.cnf?

>but mySQL server returns the following error:
>
>ERROR 2002: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket
>'/tmp/mysql.sock' (2)
>
What is the socket supposed to be now?
Is the server running?
Did you check the error logs?

>
>Removing my.cnf does not solve the problem.
>
You have to stop and start the server to affect any changes.

>  I have had to reinstall MySQL
>to get it working again.
>
No you didn't.
Restarting the server would have sufficed.

>
>Any help?
>
>
>  
>


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my.cnf ErrorMack Richardson15 Jun
  • Re: my.cnf Errorgerald_clark15 Jun