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  1. #1

    Configuring mysql

    Ok while installing mandrake 10.0 I choosed to install mysql. But what do I have to do or how do I have to configure mysql in mandrake?

    When I try to start mysql I get an error of: no such file mysql.sock

    Can anybody help me?

  2. #2
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    Farnborough, UK
    Have you made sure that httpd (apache) is running? Check in mandrake control centre - services or somewhere like that.
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    run all these from a terminal as root in the order listed. they are found in /usr/bin/


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    I have a question too. I've installed MySQL from rpm package in Mandrake 10.0 . When I run command #mysql it returns "cannot connect to the host by the socket at '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock'.
    What I can do now to get it work?
    Thanks for reading and helps.

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    That is what I get also now! I think it has to do with apache, you need to install apache, I quess

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