I've uninstalled the previous version and installed the latest version
126.96.36.199. safe_mysqld is now running. I'm making progress but getting
bogged down in the littlest things. I feel ignorant, but I know once I get
over the first hump, I'm well on my way.
I'm trying to change the password following the instruction given when
running mysql_install_db: mysql_install_db -u root -h$hostname password
'newpassword', but I get the following.
mysqladmin: connect to server at 'localhost' failed
error: 'Access denied for user: root@localhost (Using password: NO)'
Also, what is the mysql_installation_directory if I ran the rpm and didn't