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SOLUTION - Hosts File
Posted by: Jonny Holt
Date: December 03, 2009 03:00AM

I experienced this issue and managed to find a solution for my situation, when running mySQL on a Windows Vista machine.

Basically, my hosts file was missing a IPv4 ( localhost) entry, it only had an IPv6 (::1 localhost) entry.

As soon as I added: localhost

as an entry above the ::1 entry, in my hosts file (C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc), all started to work. Guess that MySQL needs the IPv4 entry.

Hope this helps anyone else with a similar issue.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/03/2009 03:04AM by Jonny Holt.

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