The mysql.sock file is created by mysqld when it is running.
The error you report is very common and you will find troubleshooting
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On Tue, 18 Feb 2003 10:18:42 +0200, nikos wrote:

>GlacierHi List
>I run mysql 3,23.. in a RH 7.2 Linux web server.=20
>Sudenly mysql crash and non of my db's runnig. Mysqld (re) starts [OK].=20
>The message in my browser is that mysql.sock file is missing
>Does knows why? What is this file?

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