quick solution?

Kris Anderson ciscoaix at yahoo.com
Sat Apr 15 03:10:39 UTC 2006

--- jekillen <jekillen at prodigy.net> wrote:

> Hi all;
> I had a blackout occur and the server I'm running
> overran the ups 
> support before I could get to it to shut it down
> cleanly.
> It has been restarted but now my MySQL server
> complains that it can't 
> connect through mysql.sock. Being impatient
> and lazy, I'm wondering if there is a quick
> solution. Or should I grit 
> my teeth and RTFM?
> I'm running FreeBSD v6.0 (as to why I'm querying
> this list).
> Is there a utility for a general inspection of the
> system and software?
> Thanks for any helpful replies.
> JK
RTFM, but...
Occasionally I get odd things happening, things not
starting up even though rc.conf has the right
information. Try starting by hand using the script in
If it doesn't start that way, then run the command
that actually starts mysql and see if it complains
about something missing.

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