At 4:33 PM +0200 11/3/99, <sinisa@stripped> wrote:
>Nicole Lallande writes:
> > sinisa -
> > Thanks for your response. To answer your question the file is in
> > /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock; also the permissions are shown below and
> > ownership of the all directories is mysql. Further, I do have the
> > my.cnf file in /etc with the socket file alias to the mysql.sock -- is
> > the files supposed to be empty? Where is the actual socket number?
> > That is the one thing I don't see anywhere...I thought that would be
> > assigned when I started mysql - see the file size = 0?
> > Thanks,
> > Nicole
>Put in /etc/my.cnf : --socket=/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock
Without the double-dash, however.
>Restart your server and if anything is not OK, check out again
>That is a pipe file, and yes, it should be empty !
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped