Lambda ... i really don't understand what you & LinuxFreak trying to explain ...... you guys told me to stop the mysqld service , i did ... then you were suppose to tell me to run the safe_mysqld command , i did that too ..... & then you told me to type mysql on bash prompt , just think for a while , a few moments later u told me to stop the mysqld service then how come i use 'mysql' , anyway's here's what i got in my bash prompt.
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[root@lyarianz ~]# service mysqld stop
Stopping MySQL: [ OK ]
[root@lyarianz ~]# /usr/bin/safe_mysqld --skip-grant-tables --old-passwords --user=mysql &
[root@lyarianz ~]# Starting mysqld daemon with databases from /var/lib/mysql
051220 13:15:36 mysqld ended
+ Done /usr/bin/safe_mysqld --skip-grant-tables --old-passwords --user=mysql
[root@lyarianz ~]# mysql
ERROR 2002: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)
here's that , ? now look at this , how come mysql start as i stopped the mysqld service. anyway's thanks alot for your replies ........ any idea ? to help me out ...... please........
zAm (Lyarianz Internet Cable Network)