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From:Administrator Date:May 10 2000 12:03am
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>Submitter-Id:	<submitter ID>
>Originator:	Administrator
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>Category:	mysql
>Release:	mysql-3.22.32 (Official MySQL RPM)

System: Linux 2.2.13-7mdk #5 Thu Nov 25 23:54:31 AST 1999 i586
Architecture: i586

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/i686-pc-linux-gnu/pgcc-2.91.66/specs
gcc version pgcc-2.91.66 19990314 (egcs-1.1.2 release)
Compilation info: CC='egcs'  CFLAGS='-O6 -fomit-frame-pointer -mpentium'  CXX='egcs' 
CXXFLAGS='-O6 -fomit-frame-pointer 	          -felide-constructors -fno-exceptions
-fno-rtti -mpentium'  LDFLAGS=''
Configure command: ./configure  --disable-shared --with-mysqld-ldflags=-all-static
--with-client-ldflags=-all-static --enable-assembler --with-mysqld-user=mysql
--with-unix-socket-path=/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock --prefix=/ --exec-prefix=/usr
--libexecdir=/usr/sbin --sysconfdir=/etc --datadir=/usr/share
--localstatedir=/var/lib/mysql --infodir=/usr/info --includedir=/usr/include
--mandir=/usr/man '--with-comment=Official MySQL RPM'
Perl: This is perl, version 5.005_03 built for i386-linux

I installed the rpm package after attempting to get the source to installed running
properly. it didn't install itself into the path that it said it was going to. After
putting in the correct path for mysqladmin I tried the command to set the root password,
and it tells me ...
./mysqladmin: connect to server at 'localhost' failed
error: 'Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock' (111)'
Check that mysqld is running and that the socket: '/tmp/mysql.sock' exists!

the file /tmp/mysql.sock exists, tho it's 0 bytes long
<synopsis of the problem (one line)>Administrator10 May
  • Re: <synopsis of the problem (one line)>Thimble Smith10 May