Can't connect to local MySQL server

I couldn't access my site by reason of MySQL problem, this is the message i encounter, how can i solve this problem, my site is a drupal site, thanks


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PDOException: SQLSTATE[HY000] [2002] Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2) in lockmaybe_available() (line 167 of /var/www/

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when i command : sudo service mysql status

response : mysql stop/waiting

sudo service mysql start

MySQL is stopped.


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