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    I have done this kind of upgrade flawlessly in the past.. My host changed some things around and this is the first time i am upgrading since the changes

    this is the error i get.

    Database error in vBulletin :

    mysql_connect() [<a href='function.mysql-connect'>function.mysql-connect</a>]: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2)
    /hermes/bosweb/web117/b1176/ipw.the-dark/public_html/vb/includes/class_core.php on line 316

    MySQL Error :
    Error Number :
    Date : Sunday, March 30th 2008 @ 05:13:35 PM
    Script : http://www.the-darkhand.com/vb/install/upgrade.php
    Referrer :
    IP Address : 24.184.154.16
    Username :
    Classname : vb_database
    MySQL Version :

  • #2
    Please see this page for the causes of this error:

    Steve Machol, former vBulletin Customer Support Manager (and NOT retired!)
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    • #3
      Thank you, sorry for the double post! thought i didnt press the post button

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      • #4
        Are you able to provide any further help on the matter? or is this something i should be contacting my host about? In all honesty I can see the problem but i am unsure as to how to proceed with the solution.

        TYIA

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        • #5
          I have found the problem, had to change localhost on my config.php

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          • #6
            I had the same issue and have yet to resolve it what did you change your localhost to?

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            • #7
              Originally posted by theparentpack View Post
              I had the same issue and have yet to resolve it what did you change your localhost to?
              Yahoo hosting:mysql


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              • #8
                Nevermind, I found it too. So glad this post came up!

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