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From:Jim Richardson Date:March 30 2004 7:17am
Subject:Re: Locked myself out
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On Mon, Mar 29, 2004 at 08:44:28PM -0800, Gene H. Dreher wrote:
>I seem to have locked myself out of my database.  RH8/4.0.18-standard
>... the key user does not have file/reload/etc access.  and no access
>at all to database mysql..
>
>Is there some way to break this down as system root or is the only
>solution to delete the whole thing and re-install it? 
>


stop the mysql process, then restart it with the --skip-grant-tables
option, reset the passwords, and then restart it as normal. 

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Locked myself outGene H. Dreher30 Mar
  • Re: Locked myself outJim Richardson30 Mar