> On a SPARCStation 2 (SPARC 4c) running Redhat Linux 5.1, with updated
> glibc2, libstdc++, and egcs, mysqld does not reply to requests.
> Unix socket is not created, does not reply to requests sent via
> TCP/IP (Connection refused). Configured with --prefix=/usr/local/mysql,
> other than that no configure threads. Also tried an RPM binary
> package which had the same problem (as well as some dynamic linking
> problems) and the Source RPM (which did not compile at all).
> Compile and install mysql. mysql_install_db hangs. further attempts at
> running mysql fail.
> >Submitter-Id: jgilbert
> >Originator: Joshua Gilbert
> >MySQL support: none
> >Synopsis: MySQL does not function on Sparc 4c / Redhat Linux 5.1
> >Severity: critical
> >Priority: medium
> >Category: mysql
> >Class: sw-bug
> >Release: mysql-3.22.23b (Source distribution)
> System: Linux cr499967-b.flfrd1.on.wave.home.com 2.0.35 #2 Sat Mar 20 22:42:53 EST
> 1999 sparc unknown
> Architecture: sparc 4c
> Redhat Linux 5.1
> libstdc++ 2.9, egcs 1.1, glibc2 2.0.7-19
> Some paths: /usr/bin/perl /usr/bin/make /usr/bin/gmake /usr/bin/gcc /usr/bin/cc
> GCC: Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/sparc-redhat-linux/egcs-2.91.57/specs
> gcc version egcs-2.91.57 19980901 (egcs-1.1 release)
> Compilation info: CC='gcc' CFLAGS='' CXX='c++' CXXFLAGS='' LDFLAGS=''
> Configure command: ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/mysql
> Perl: This is perl, version 5.004_04 built for sparc-linux
Sounds like mysqld is not running. start mysqld with ./bin/safe_mysqld&
, then if it dies, check the error log for the explanation of its