> Gerald Clark writes:
> > I am having the same problem, your suggestions did not work.
> > Everything else works, because if I put a symbolic link in /tmp ( for testing )
> > can connect fine.
> This is a case clients are unable to find a socket file.
> In such a case, you should create /etc/my.cnf file and define exactly
> the same socket file in both [mysqld] and [client] chapters.
> Then, you do not have to use any symlinks !
I did, it is not reading the socket location from /etc/my.cnf or the .my.cnf in my home