Mysql problems

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by ProServ-uk.com, Jan 28, 2008.

  1. ProServ-uk.com

    ProServ-uk.com New Member

    ok last night after i headed off to bed something went wrong with my dedicated server mysql completely messed up some how not sure how but it did, i re-installed it but now im just getting these two errors im completely lost and i dont know what to do from here,


    ERRORS :


    Timeout error occurred trying to start MySQL Daemon.
    Starting MySQL: [FAILED]



    [[email protected] ~]# mysqladmin -u root password ******
    mysqladmin: connect to server at 'localhost' failed
    error: 'Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)'
    Check that mysqld is running and that the socket: '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' exists!



    Any help would be great, thanks Rick
     
  2. iyeat

    iyeat New Member

    What is the contents of your mysql error log? (usually located in your mysql data folder)
     
  3. athlon_crazy

    athlon_crazy New Member

    Concentrate on this three things mysql.sock, mysql.pid & .cnf.
     

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