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
>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.
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped