[BioC] Can't access biomaRt with mysql

Richard Pearson richard.pearson at postgrad.manchester.ac.uk
Thu Aug 14 18:44:15 CEST 2008

Just for completeness, I chased up with helpdesk at ensembl.org and it seems the 
problem was that the database port had changed. I've just tried with the latest 
devel version of biomaRt and things are now working fine.


Simon Anders wrote:
> HJi Richard,
> Richard Pearson wrote:
>> I've not been able to access biomaRt using the mysql interface this 
>> week. I'm seeing this both in release and devel. Is this a problem at 
>> the EBI end? If so, who should I contact?
> Have you checked whether the Biomart web site was available while you
> had the problems? I'm asking because two hours ago, i.e., when you wrote
> your mail, I could not get to the Ensembl web server either, i.e., they
> seem to been experiencing problems. At the moment, it works, however.
>   Simon

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