On Sun, 15 Nov 2009 20:13:38 -0800, Michael Wilson
> I am running MySQL 5 on OS X Snow Leopard...
> Have it set up (by installing the pref pane) to always be running as
> as my MacBook starts.
> For some odd reason, I can't remember the password I issued for "root"
> user and wish to either change it back to blank or a new specific
> What should I type from the command line?
> When I tried:
> mysqladmin -uroot -p
> The Bash shell listed out all the possible arguments which the
> could utilize:
> mysqladmin Ver 8.42 Distrib 5.4.3-beta, for apple-darwin9.5.0 on i386
> Copyright 2000-2008 MySQL AB, 2008 Sun Microsystems, Inc.
> This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. This is free software,
> and you are welcome to modify and redistribute it under the GPL license
> Administration program for the mysqld daemon.
> Usage: mysqladmin [OPTIONS] command command....
> -c, --count=# Number of iterations to make. This works with -i
> (--sleep) only.
> --debug-check Check memory and open file usage at exit .
> // etc
> Would appreciate if someone could help...