At 12:56 PM -0500 6/26/1999, Geocrawler.com wrote:
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>I installed mysql about 3 weeks ago and it has been running fine up until
>When i tried to connect to the server last night it said
>ERROR 2002: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket
>I tried to start the server by using 'bin/safe_mysqld &' but it gave me
>'su-2.02# A mysqld process already exists'
>I did a 'ps' command and seen these 2 processes running
>68892 p0- T 0:00.01 /bin/sh bin/safe_mysqld
>68903 p0- S 0:19.00 /usr/local/libexec/mysqld --basedir=/usr/local
>I tried to kill the processes but no matter how many times I try, they
>I tried to shutdown the server thru 'bin/mysqladmin -u foo -pbar shutdown'
>but it gives me the 'Error 2002 no socket' error.
>Anyone know whats going on?
Does /tmp/mysql.sock exist? If not, do you have some sort of cron
job that removes files from /tmp?
Try connecting to the server using mysqladmin -h your.home.name
to force a TCP/IP connection rather than going through the UNIX domain
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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