December 1st, 2000, 07:55 PM
I have come across this problem several time while sorting through this forum but none of the solutions seem to work for me. This is the following error message whether I am connecting through phpMyAdmin or locally (no matter what login I use):
ERROR 2002: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock'(111)
I have even tried the solution I found on almost every posting in regards to this problem:
Try restarting mysql this way:
the path to mysqld/mysqld &
That does not work either. HELP!!!!