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Mar
16
comment After moving mysqld from /var/lib/mysql I can't connect to the .sock file
@TeroKilkanen it does indeed !! it says "Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/newdir/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)" as noted in my question.
Mar
15
comment After moving mysqld from /var/lib/mysql I can't connect to the .sock file
@MichaelHampton that is a good workaround. It would be nice though if i could find the root cause
Mar
15
revised After moving mysqld from /var/lib/mysql I can't connect to the .sock file
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Mar
15
comment After moving mysqld from /var/lib/mysql I can't connect to the .sock file
@EsaJokinen that is a ubuntu setup. also i ran init.d/mysqld with sh -x and saw that it was reading my.cnf
Mar
15
comment After moving mysqld from /var/lib/mysql I can't connect to the .sock file
@mdpc so when i write "chowning the new dir with mysql perms" what would you do different ?
Mar
15
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15
revised After moving mysqld from /var/lib/mysql I can't connect to the .sock file
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15
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