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phpMyAdmin Error #2002

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Hello,

I am currently trying to get a xserve we use as web server back up and running after it went down during a power failure last week.  Since it didnt shut down gracefully I have had trouble with the MySQL and PHP services.  At first I couldnt get mysql to run at all.  After reinstalling mysql 5, I was able to get mysql running again.  I then installed phpMyAdmin so that I could create a new database/mysql user for a web application that I plan on running. However, I keep receiving an error in the setup of phpMyAdmin that says #2002 - The server is not responding (or the local MySQL server's socket is not correctly configured).  I have received similar errors, not just in phpMyAdmin,  but in my console log whenever I was trying to start mysql with no avail.  I get this error despite setting phpMyAdmin to connect with TCP instead of socket. Im pretty sure this issue has to do with my installation of php.  Do I just need to reinstall php?

Mac OS X 10.4.11 Server
Xserve Dual 2.3 Ghz PowerPC G5
1 GB DDR SDRAM

Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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