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Avoid a possible MySQL5 error on first run
Authored by: derekhed on Aug 10, '05 01:20:46PM
I may have copied this over from my prior installation (10.3.9), but the /etc/hosts file usually contains an entry to translate localhost to Here is an excerpt of mine:
# Host Database
# localhost is used to configure the loopback interface
# when the system is booting.  Do not change this entry.
##       localhost broadcasthost
::1             localhost
The nice thing is you can add your own urls to refer to your own machine any way you want. This over-rides the 'official' domain names, but is very useful for testing dynamic websites. Here is one of my lines after editing the file:       localhost
Now will always refer to my own machine.

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