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graysky
August 8th, 2008, 06:29 PM
Finally got the new wireless card installed and configured. I disabled the wired card simply by commenting out the lines for it in the /etc/network/interfaces

My problem is now that the machine is wireless, mysql can't be reached so I issue:


# /etc/init.d/mysql restart
Starting MySQL database server: mysqld . . . . . . . . . . . . . . failed!

I fixed it by editing the /etc/mysql/my.cnf and changing this line:


bind-address = 127.0.0.1

To the machine's wireless IP address:


bind-address = 192.168.1.3

Now everything is working... my question is, why did I have to change this? It worked fine using the wired NIC without this mod and the IP address is the same [192.168.1.3] :?:
Thanks!

Also, my putty ssh tunnel doesn't work any more. I used it in the past to via mythweb securely (http://localhost:20400 in my browser would tunnel mythweb and it no longer works).