[mythtv-users] Database setup

Jason Werpy jwwerpy at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 09:54:27 EDT 2005

On 6/30/05, ian swanson <swansian at atlanticbb.net> wrote:
> Everytime I attempt to start the MySQL server, whether it be at start up, or
> running the frontend, it says that it can't connect to server through
> /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock. I assume that this is not the correct place for
> it to look? Where should it look- *(I'm running Fedora Core 3), and how do
> you change the location in which it looks? I have searched my system and
> there isn't any mysql.sock anywhere, and i'm not familar with database
> programs. Any help is appreciated. Ian 
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On kubuntu mysql had the skip-networking setting turned on in
/etc/mysql/my.cnf and I was  getting this kind of error.  Perhaps
Fedora Core 3 had the same defaults.  Once I commented that out this
error went away.

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