> " intermittent connection problems (error 2013)"
> Look at SHOW PROCESSLIST; when you're having a connection problem. If you see lots
> of "unathenticated user" in the list, then it means you're having DNS problems.
> Typically the best way to handle this is to set skip-name-resolve, and using ip
> addresses instead of hostnames in your mysql users for authentication.
Or fix your DNS, if it's under your control.
If you have a named(8) running on your LAN, you should not have DNS timeouts. It doesn't
have to be authoritative -- set up a caching server on the same machine that runs mysql
and talk to it via localhost.
Take it from someone who just had to change all my static IPs -- keep IPs out of your
database connection code! ("Oh, THAT won't happen to me!" And then, it does...)-:
Some of the current attempts at energy accounting, like the triple bottom line, are an
absolute a joke. They're an insult to children even in terms of their intellectual
content, because they try and compare vague abstractions of social and environmental
values — just dot pointed — against a completely econometric financial
accounting system of an organization which is actually doing the work. -- David Holmgren
:::: Jan Steinman, EcoReality Co-op ::::