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From:Paul DuBois Date:December 15 1999 3:28am
Subject:Re: Access denied for user: 'root@localhost'
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At 7:15 PM -0600 1999-12-14, Ed Carp wrote:
>On Tue, 14 Dec 1999, Richard Luck wrote:
>
>>  $ mysql -u root test
>
>This indicates that you aren't root when you issued the command, so of
>course it's not going to work.  Try logging in as root first, then running
>"mysql test"


Why would that matter?  UNIX and MySQL user names are completely
unrelated.

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Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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Access denied for user: 'root@localhost'Richard Luck15 Dec
  • Re: Access denied for user: 'root@localhost'Ed Carp15 Dec
    • Re: Access denied for user: 'root@localhost'Craig Vincent15 Dec
    • Re: Access denied for user: 'root@localhost'Paul DuBois15 Dec
      • Re: Access denied for user: 'root@localhost'Ed Carp15 Dec