[K12OSN] Re: Installing Moodle, MySql, and PHP

Ramon ramonklown at pop.com.br
Mon Jan 31 22:30:06 UTC 2005

do a "> locate mysql.sock"
if you find it do:
ln /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock /whatever/path/you/find/it/mysql.sock

if it's there already restart the computer and if that dosen't solve it, please
search for mysql install tuts. Or that book "Setting up Lamp"


> Here is the error message when I tried to access mysql:
> [root at server ~]# service mysqld start
> Initializing MySQL database:                               [  OK  ]
> Timeout error occurred trying to start MySQL Daemon.
> Starting MySQL:                                            [FAILED]
> [root at server ~]# mysql
> ERROR 2002: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket
> '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (111)
> [root at server ~]#
> On Sat, 29 Jan 2005 22:27:02 -0500, Robert Lefebvre
> <robert.r.lefebvre at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm a newbie (that will become obvious) and I'm trying to get Moodle
>> (a php-mysql based script) to run on K12. I didn't see any sign of
>> Mysql or Php being on the original install but I don't know my way
>> around yet to say that for sure. I downloaded MySql, PHP, and Moodle
>> and unpacked them to usr/local/src. Then I'm not sure what I did but I
>> seem to remember placing a code in the terminal that told me both were
>> installed.
>> Ist, are they properly installed and how can I test them. If and when
>> they are installed, where and how do I access Moodle? I also
>> downloaded mysql-administrator which, when I tried to open it, went
>> through an install process but I can't find it either. Can someone
>> walk me through this please?
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