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From:Gerald Clark Date:April 19 2001 3:05pm
Subject:Re: Problems connecting to MySQL via PHP
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Make sure the directory /var/lib/mysql is world readable and searchable.

Craig Pickup wrote:
> 
> I have MySQL running on our server with Apache and php4.
> 
> If I try connecting to MySQL server via php I get the error:
> 
>     Warning: MySQL Connection Failed: Can't connect to local MySQL server
> through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (111) in...
> 
> The socket is there and is created when MySQL is restarted. When I run
> 
>     mysqladmin --socket=/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock version
> 
> this seems to indicate that the socket is working okay.
> 
> Any suggestions gratefully appreciated.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Craig Pickup
> 
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Problems connecting to MySQL via PHPCraig Pickup19 Apr
  • Re: Problems connecting to MySQL via PHPGerald Clark19 Apr