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From:Christian Mack Date:August 6 1999 8:04pm
Subject:Re: can't run server
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Sergey Retivykh wrote:
> Hi!
> Not long ago I knew about MySQL. Our company is very interested on it. I downloaded
> MySQL Win32 from
> I use Windows NT 4 (SP5).
> I ran setup.exe and MySQL Win32 SHAREWARE release 3.21.29 installed.
> I ran MySQLManager from C:\MySQL\BIN and opened window "Register Server" from
> "Tools-> Register Server" menu. I filled this window (by guess-work) and pushed
> "Register". Next I ran "Tools->SQL Query" menu and got message "connect to server at
> 'localhost' failed; error: 'Can't connect to MySQL on localhost (10061)'".
> I tried to find any information about MySQL installation and running in C:\MYSQL\DOCS
> and Internet. I found nothing. I tried to use MySQL manual for Unix, but couldn't find
> solution.
> I have wide experience of working with MS SQL Server and MS Access, but
> I have never worked with MySQL. I need a few advices and some documentation about
> MySQL Win32.
> Please, help me.
> Serge Retivykh

Hi Serge

Did you read the README file?

You obviously didn't start mysqld!

MySQLManager is not that good.
For testing you should use the commandline client "mysql".


can't run server(Sergey Retivykh)6 Aug
  • Re: can't run serverChristian Mack6 Aug