[mythtv-users] Mysql Error 2002
knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Sat Feb 4 17:28:36 UTC 2006
On 04/02/06, Matt Smith <quaff at clippersoft.net> wrote:
> I came home today to see my mythtv machine sitting at the initial setup
> screen. This is an existing installation that hasn't been updated to
> new releases in a month or so. I exited the setup and ran mythfrontend
> in the terminal.
> The error it outputed ...
> ERROR 2002: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket
> I rebooted the machine to no avail. I'm quite concerned that I lost the
> mythconverg database. I've searched the web, but most are dealing with
> new installs, not existing ones.
i) is mysqld running?
ii) can you log in to mysql and use the mythconverg database?
iii) has your hostname changed? check your ~/.mythtv/mysql.txt file
and confirm the settings are correct.
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