Newbie: Using MySQL
montanaro at tttech.com
Sun Nov 11 13:00:59 CET 2001
Jordan> I've tried using the MySQLdb module (I think) and I cannot
Jordan> connect. I know that the server is running and that the
Jordan> passwords are correct?
Jordan> db = MySQLdb.Connect(host=db_host, user=db_user,
Based upon what John Leach said, you might want to check for the
"unix_socket" parameter. If PHP is using a unix socket but your Python
program is running on another server, perhaps you mysqld is not even
listening to a TCP socket. Can you successfully telnet to port 3306?
Skip Montanaro (skip at pobox.com)
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