On 8/31/06, Tom Brown <tom@stripped> wrote:
> I have what i think is a strange issue -
> now when a NIS user tries to use the db
> [root@xxxx]# su - bugzilla
> bugzilla@xxxx$ mysql -u bugs -pxxxx bugs
> ERROR 2002: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket
> '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (13)
> any ideas why this is or what i can do to make it work?
Do your NIS users mount only their HOME directories from the NIS/MySQL server?
If so, obviously the /var partition on the MySQL server wouldn't be
available to them, right?
1. Log in as a NIS user
2. su to root
3. Check out ls -l /var/lib/mysql/