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    For some reason, I am getting this db error all the time and my board is down:

    Database error in vBulletin :

    mysqli_real_connect() [<a href='function.mysqli-real-connect'>function.mysqli-real-connect</a>]: (HY000/2002): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)
    /home/lampstan/public_html/forum/includes/class_core.php on line 1138

    MySQL Error :
    Error Number :
    Request Date : Wednesday, October 15th 2008 @ 02:05:35 PM
    Error Date : Wednesday, October 15th 2008 @ 02:05:35 PM
    Script :
    Referrer :
    IP Address :
    Username :
    Classname : vB_Database_MySQLi
    MySQL Version :

    I have not changed anything. I run 3.7.3

    Lampstand Christian Forum

  • #2

    Are you sure it isn't your host that is down?

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    • #3
      I just checked the hosting company's main site and it was down. So, yes. They are back up now and so is my board.
      Lampstand Christian Forum


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