Issue with installing the mysql gem: solved, how to install mysql gem without issue
When tried to install mysql gem I got following error [root@localhost siwan]# sudo gem install…
[root@localhost ~]# mysqladmin -u root shutdown
mysqladmin: connect to server at ‘localhost’ failed
error: ‘Can’t connect to local MySQL server through socket ‘/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock’ (2)’
Check that mysqld is running and that the socket: ‘/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock’ exists!
Solved issue: Can’t connect to local MySQL server through socket ‘/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock
Using following command I checked the mysql directory.
[root@localhost ~]# ll /var/lib/mysql/
I did not found the mysql.sock file there.
After that restarted the machine
[root@localhost mysql]# /etc/init.d/mysqld start
Starting mysqld: [ OK ]
[root@localhost mysql]# mysql -uroot
Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 2
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mysql> show databases;