Heh, hate this gotcha...
The file permissions are good... ok, now check each directory up to
Does the world have read and execute perms on all of the above (hehe made a
Without read and execute perms on the parent directories, the world cannot
see the file to have read write and execute to the socket file.
"Rick Emery" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
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> MySQL is running; I can execute MySQL as ROOT. The
> /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock file exists with read/write/execute permissions
> Any other ideas are appreciated.
> Richard L. Emery
> IT Sr. Project Manager
> "There is no 'trying'...
> There is only 'Do' or 'Not Do' "
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> Sent: Monday, February 26, 2001 4:46 PM
> To: Rick Emery; [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: RE: [PHP-DB] Can't connect to local MySQL server error
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> ** Reply to note from Rick Emery <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Mon, 26 Feb 2001
> 14:33:32 -0600
> > I tried: Grant ALL ON *.* to user@localhost IDENIFIED BY "password";
> > so as to provide access to all tables. I should have stated that the
> > I got was that I could not connect to the
> > /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock socket.
> Make sure that MySQL is running, that the mysql.sock file exitst, in the
> specified location, and that the permsiions on that file, and every
> directory above it allow the user the web server runs as has read
> and execute rights. Note that execute for directories means that you
> can cd to it, and has nothing about running programs from within it.
> If the file is missing, try to find it (locate) and look in php.ini
> for a setting to specify the correct location for your system.
> Rick Widmer
> Internet Marketing Specialists
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