>>>>> "slinco01" == slinco01 <slinco01@stripped>
slinco01> Afternoon All,
slinco01> I recently installed Mysql and Mysql client. I am running Linux Mandrake
slinco01> 6.0 and need Mysql for an mp3 based remote administration program.
slinco01> Basically, I am settin up an old pentium 120 to serve as a multimedia mp3
slinco01> player for my stereo system, to be remote controlled by other computers.
slinco01> After installing Mysql server, it told me set the root password. Now I
slinco01> like to use caps and no caps and weird chars for passwords, but I think
slinco01> my password that I used messed up everything. I cannot login as root w/
slinco01> the password I thought I had given root.
slinco01> So I uninstalled and reinstalled the RPM's but I must guess that it
slinco01> vleaves config file somewhere.
slinco01> So My question is, how do I completely remove it and start from scratch,
slinco01> or how do I set up root's passwd. I have tried killing mysqld and then
slinco01> running it w/ the -Sg option. No luck though, this time it says I do not
slinco01> have the privileges to change others. W/out the -Sg it says access denied
slinco01> for root@localhost (password=NO).
Starting mysqld with -Sg should be enough.
You can also uninstall the MySQL rpm and then install it again.
Another option is to remove the mysql/user table and then run
the mysql_install_db script.
What error messages did you get?
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|• Root problem||slinco01||31 Aug|
| • Root problem||Michael Widenius||31 Aug|