[ic] MySQL startup error / connect failed

Marcel Montes marcel@multimake.com
Tue, 14 Nov 2000 09:54:07 -0300

run mysql with:
<mysql_path>/bin/safe_mysqld --skip-grant-tables --user=mysql &
(if the daemon user is mysql... if not change for whatever it is).

Try again and if it works then is a mysql permissions problem.

Heinz Wittenbecher wrote:

> RH7 / latest MySQL rpm from mysql site. Perl 5.6.0
>  DBI connect failed: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket
> '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (111)
> Have redone CPAN DBI and DBD installs. perl reports that both are up to
> date. I can access the data via mysql and webmin/sql.
> Any ideas?
> What's worse is that on another machine I have it all working. Even tried a
> tar from the working one and get same error.
> Permissions on /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock same on both machines.
> Any pointers greatly appreciated.
> Heinz
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