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phpBB : Database Critical Error

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by nexthost, Aug 21, 2003.

  1. nexthost

    nexthost Active Member

    May 26, 2003
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    Princeton NJ | London England
    I read the other phpBB threads, but it seems like those problems aren't centered around the database issue, as well as that install bug hasn't been fixed yet.

    I just updated to the latest cpanel to see if this would fix it:
    WHM 7.4.2 cPanel 7.4.2-E111

    My databases in the install of PHPbb seem to be the source of the problems. I had installed the phpBB over a week ago and it was working fine. Now, when i even go to cpanel it states 1. The main cpanel theme doesn't get loaded to /frontend/x/index.html and has to manually do the (The Document has moved here)

    When i go directly to the phpBB, I get

    phpBB : Critical Error

    Could not connect to the database

    Also, I have checked my system and the databases are running fine, but in the cpanel screen I get this error in the database section:
    DBI connect('mysql:localhost','root',...) failed: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2) at /usr/local/cpanel/Cpanel/ line 42 ERROR 2002: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2) 0 / unlimited

    I have restarted mysql, etc and I can't think of any more options to try ... any suggestions? Support Ticket Number: 21551
  2. simplybe

    simplybe Well-Known Member

    Nov 29, 2002
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    check that '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' is there sometimes it is missing. Support Ticket Number:

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