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Re: mysql.sock
From: "Gabriel Orozco" <gabriel_orozco () mx sumida com>
Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2004 17:49:58 -0600

you must first create the main database with

su mysql -c "/usr/bin/mysql_install_db"

and then start mysql with /etc/rc.d/rc.mysqld start

after that, your .sock file will be in the default directory:
/var/run/mysql/mysql.sock

hope this helps, even while is not something for this list.


Gabriel

----- Original Message -----
From: "Lawrence, Michael" <MLawrence () soroc com>
To: <security-basics () securityfocus com>
Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2004 2:31 PM
Subject: mysql.sock


I have a fresh install of Slackware 9.1. Installed Mysql with the install
of
the OS. When attempting to start mysqld, I receive an error stating it can
not connect to /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock. When I searched for mysql.sock,
it
is not on the system. How do I go about creating mysql.sock?

Mike


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