2002 Cannot log in to the MySQL server – MAC

To fix In /etc/php.ini, replaced the three occurences of /var/mysql/mysql.sock with /tmp/mysql.sock prompt% sudo chmod u+w php.ini   <- had to give myself write permission to that file.. you may need to become root user to actually edit the file.. depends who owns php.ini Now edit it..  i vi find:  pdo_mysql.default_socket=/var/mysql/mysql.sock change to: pdo_mysql.default_socket=/tmp/mysql.sock Find: mysql.default_socket[…]