[K12OSN] Failed Moodle Install - Why ?
ken.tech1 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 22 08:38:11 UTC 2007
You are correct. It was a typo. Good thing I don't work at a nuclear power
On 9/21/07, Paul Nelson <pnelson.k12 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/20/07, Ken Johnson <ken.tech1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I reinstalled K12LTSP twice, followed the Moodle Howto twice, both times
> > the same result. The setup created what it was supposed to, I run SHOW
> > DATABASES and the Moodle Database shows up. Service mysql start shows
> > Is it a permissions issue? How should it be set?
> > Whatever mistake I'm making, I'm consistent (both installs)
> > I'm almost over the goal line, but I'm a few yards short.
> > On 9/20/07, Immanuel Derks <I.Derks at translucent.nl> wrote:
> > >
> > > >
> > > > I get an error message in red that says:
> > > >
> > > > "We could not connect to the database you specified. Please check
> > > > database settings."
> > > >
> > > > What am I doing wrong and how do I check the database settings?
> Make sure you have the right database name, password and user. You can
> test this by logging into mysql with your moodle user name.
> mysql -u moodleusername -p (replace moodle username with yours)
> mysql wiil ask you for your password and if you get it right, you'll
> be able to login. These are the same usernames and passwords you
> should be entering in the web based moodle install but instead, you're
> testing them in a terminal window.
> Once you're in mysql you can test the database name by typing:
> use moodledb; (replace with name of your database.)
> Be sure you deal with step 14 in the howto and address selinux issues.
> If you are sure you have the right database info and you've set
> permissions on the moodledata directory correctly then you can go
> ahead an manually edit the site/default/settings.php file, but from
> the error message you're getting I'm 99.999% sure that you have a typo
> in your database name, username or password.
> ;-) Paul
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