[Mediawiki-l] MediaWiki on OpenBSD 3.8

Brion Vibber brion at pobox.com
Wed Feb 1 23:36:31 UTC 2006


Jack Woehr wrote:
> Installed MediaWiki from the ports tree on OpenBSD ... when I hit
> the MediaWiki config page, it fails to connect to mysql with the
> message: "MySQL error 2002: Can't connect to local MySQL server
> through socket /var/run/mysql/mysql.sock" However, MySQL is indeed
> running on that socket:

Obvious questions:
* Is Apache/PHP running in some kind of chroot or jail?
* Is MySQL running in some kind of chroot or jail?
* Are there extra permission restrictions on that socket file or its parent
directories?

-- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com)

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