At 21:32 -0500 3/24/02, alan4100 wrote:
>It is clear now after typing in p-a-s-s-w-o-r-d
>into the password for the user root.
>It then went through fine, but I never set up the password for the root user.
Sure you did:
At 18:09 -0500 3/24/02, alan4100 wrote:
>mysql> Grant all on mysql.* to 'root'@'localhost' identified by "password";
>Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)
That statement specifies that the password for root is "password".
>Hope it will be clear later how the password had been stored for the
>user root. It had to occur before or during the installation.
Nope. *You* specified it.