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[EP-tech] Re: EPrints MySQL Error


Try this out.


1. stop the mysqld service
2. delete the old or existing file called mysql.sock in /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock
3. chown mysql.mysql -R /var/lib/muysql/*
4. chmod 755 -R /var/lib/mysql/*
5. restart the mysqld service.

contact the forum if you have any further issue in this regard.

with best wishes

S Mahalingam
Sr. Technical Officer, IT Group,
Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology(CCMB) - CSIR.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Beeken" <anbeeken@lincoln.ac.uk>
To: eprints-tech@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Sent: Tuesday, January 5, 2016 5:36:38 AM
Subject: [EP-tech] Re: EPrints MySQL Error

This has happened to us before when we've run out of drive space. Could be that?

On Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 11:25 AM -0800, "Greg Whitney" <greg.whitney@polymtl.ca<mailto:greg.whitney@polymtl.ca>> wrote:


Happy New Year to everyone!!

We have EPrints 3.3.13 and it is been acting up since December, crashing a couple times a day.

The latest error is the following:

EPrints System Error
Error connecting to database: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)

Any ideas that I can give our sysadmin on what to check + fix??  *&%$!!


Greg Whitney
Polytechnique Montreal Library

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