Did you ever resolve this problem? I’m having what sounds to be the
I’ve followed this installation guide:
and when I attempted to follow this tutorial:
I encounter the same problem you describe the first time I try to
connect to a database.
I’m using OS X 10.4.4, mysql 4.1.15, Ruby 1.8.2 (even though the above
setup tutorial apparently had me install 1.8.4, rails_info/properties
says it’s 1.8.2), Rails 1, RubyGems 0.8.10.
If Doug, or anyone else has any suggestions for resolving this, it would
be greatly appreciated, as it’s a very frustrating problem!
Doug Hernandez wrote:
This has taken me quite a bit of time to sort out. The problem is this:
Whenever my Rails app tries to query the db, it hangs forever.
Having searched 5000+ emails to this group, I’ve not found an answer to
problem. I’d be happy to turn on logging, but can’t seem to get the Mac
install of MySQL to boot up with the --log option set. I tried running
mysqld and mysql_safe manually, but encountered a frustrating lock.pid
There are no error messages printed to the screen, nor are there any
messages in the WebRick monitor. (Oh yeah… I’m using WebRick). I
Rails without a db-hit, and it worked fine.
Anyone got any ideas?