[Nottingham] MySQL 5.1 behavioural issues re: socket/pid file.

Michael Erskine (at home!) perl at tecspy.com
Sun Mar 4 19:02:06 GMT 2007

Andy Davidson wrote:
> mysqld starts, but without a socket, you can't connect.

Some distros have mysql only listen on the local interface: if this is 
your problem you can fix it in my.cnf (in /etc/mysql on some distros or 
/var/lib/mysql/my.cnf for multi-server installs) I can't remember the 
syntax without looking at the manpage. Are you on a Debian derivative?

Michael Erskine.

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