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From:Paul DuBois Date:June 16 2001 11:56pm
Subject:Re: Need help with mysql
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At 6:23 PM -0400 6/16/01, Malkhaz Mangoshvili wrote:
>Hello. I installed on my computer Red Hat Linux 7.0. After that I 
>started configuring 
>mysql. I upgraded  mysql, added all necessary packages and I wanted 
>to run mysql server.

Are you using RedHat's MySQL RPMs?  If so, you should uninstall them and
start over with the RPMs from the MySQL site.

>Whenever I type mysql it gives me such an error message: "ERROR 
>2002: Can't connect to MYSQL server through socket 
>/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock ". I found out from the internet that I 
>needed to change permission for the mysql.socket by typing chmod 777 
>mysql.socket. For the first time this file didn't even exist, then 
>it was created when I typed mysql_install_db, but it is empty. 
>Version of this mysql is: 3.23.22-beta.
>   I am very sorry about that, but I really need to get mysql running 
>from the Linux platform, in order to use it in my C/C++ programs. 
>Please if anybody could help me I would appreciate that. I'll wait 
>for the answer. Thank you.
>        
> 
>Mike


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Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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Need help with mysqlMalkhaz Mangoshvili17 Jun
  • Re: Need help with mysql(Trond Eivind Glomsrød)17 Jun
  • Re: Need help with mysqlPaul DuBois17 Jun