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Re: help : php cannot connect to local mysql server
On Wed, 2004-02-11 at 20:25, Wang Hui wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have a problem when I make my php scripts connecting to the local mysql server.
> When the php scripts running, it returns that:
> MySQL said: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)
Apache is chroot(2)ed by default. When PHP looks for
/var/run/mysql/mysql.sock, its actually looking for
Copy, link, whatever you like to get the file in the proper spot. Check
the archives for details.
> But if I use the 'mysql' command in consol mode, I can connect to the local server. So the server itself is running. And what's more, I checked that there exists a file named '/var/run/mysql/mysql.sock'. So I am puzzled what the problem here ?
> I am using the latest OpenBSD version with MYSQL package installed.
> I am expecting your suggestions. Thanks in advance ...
> best regards,
> Wang Hui
Christopher M. Ingram