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From:Michael Widenius Date:November 11 1999 4:54pm
Subject:Help reqd with new installation
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>>>>> "Ron" == Ron Savage <rons@stripped> writes:

Ron> o    OS: Linux 2.2.5-22.
Ron> o    mysqladmin --version returns Ver 7.11 Distrib 3.2.27

Ron> When I log on as root and try
shell> mysql mysql
Ron> I get 'Access denied for user 'root@localhost' (Using password: NO)'.

Ron> When I log on as root or mysql and try
shell> mysql -u root mysql
Ron> I get the same message.

Ron> When I log on as mysql and try
shell> mysql mysql
Ron> I get 'Access denied for user '@localhost' to database 'mysql'.

Ron> So how the hell do I access the db mysql to set priviledges?

Ron> Cheers
Ron> Bus: rons@stripped
Ron> Home: ron@stripped
Ron> http://savage.net.au/

Hi!

The above means that you have set a password for the MySQL root user

You have to login as 'mysql -u root -p mysql' !

You can in the MySQL manual find how to reset the root password!

Regards,
Monty
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Help reqd with new installationRon Savage22 Oct
  • Help reqd with new installationMichael Widenius11 Nov