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|From:||Hassan Schroeder||Date:||May 2 2005 2:51pm|
|Subject:||Re: ERROR 1251: Client does not support authentication protocol requested|
by server; consider upgrading MySQL client
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Mark Sargent wrote: >>> [root@localhost bluefish-1.0]# mysql -h localhost -u root -pwhatafraka >>> ERROR 1251: Client does not support authentication protocol requested >>> by server; consider upgrading MySQL client >>> >>> What is this..? Why is it asking me to upgrade the client.? Cheers. > master/client are the same machine. I installed via tar.gz, ver 4.1 > following this page > > http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql/en/installing-binary.html > > for installation on FC3. Why would it say that the client doesn't > support it.? Because you almost certainly have an existing, older version of MySQL already installed with FC3, and it's first in your path; try: prompt# which mysql :: and see if it's the 4.1 version you installed. I'll bet it's not :-) If so, remove it or set your PATH appropriately. HTH, -- Hassan Schroeder ----------------------------- hassan@stripped Webtuitive Design === (+1) 408-938-0567 === http://webtuitive.com dream. code.