George Eleftheriou wrote:
> Hi all,
> this may sound trivial to some of you. I have installed the database on my
> home directory(I have no root privileges), and I can start it, but when I
> try to create a table or shut it down using mysqladmin I get:
> bin/mysqladmin: shutdown failed; error: 'Access denied for user:
> '@localhost' (Using password: NO)'
> I am reading section 6 of the mannual, but I still haven't found out it.
> I changed mysqlaccess.conf, but I cannot find any .my.cnf. Should I create
> Thanks a lot for your help,
You must do mysqladmin -uroot shutdown or maybe throw in
-p switch to make it authenticate you if you have set
the root password. MySQL privilige system exists
separately from /etc/passwd
|• cannot shut it down||George Eleftheriou||21 Apr|
| • Re: cannot shut it down||Sasha Pachev||21 Apr|