On Monday 02 August 2004 22:34, James Weisensee wrote:
> What does your '/etc/hosts' file contain? Sounds like
> it may have the following entry:
> 127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain
> change it to:
> 127.0.01 localhost
Actually, it has
127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost
> Yes, add 'localhost.localdomain' to mysql.user
> another option, Why not just SSH to 'daisy' and issue:
> shell> mysql -u root -p
> and let it default to localhost.
Well, I did get that to work, but I'm trying to understand why...
Michael's explanation of the difference between 127... and localhost with the
sockets vs TCP made a lot of sense.
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