[CentOS] MySQL installation problem

Christoph Maser cmr at financial.com
Thu Nov 5 16:15:39 UTC 2009


Am Donnerstag, den 05.11.2009, 17:11 +0100 schrieb Victor Subervi:
> Hi;
> It's been a while since I controlled my own server and I'm rusty.
> Trying to install mysql
> yum install mysql
> All looks well. Here's what happens:
>
> [root at 13gems www]# mysql
> ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket
> '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)
> [root at 13gems www]# mysql -u root -p
> Enter password:
> ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket
> '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)
>
> There's no mysqld in the ps wax. Please advise.
> beno

How about starting it? service mysqld start


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