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From:Peter Brawley Date:November 28 2010 8:09pm
Subject:Re: mysql_upgrade fails with "Access denied"
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On 11/28/2010 2:02 PM, Grant wrote:
> I'm trying to run mysql_upgrade but I get:
>
> # mysql_upgrade
> Looking for 'mysql' as: mysql
> Looking for 'mysqlcheck' as: mysqlcheck
> Running 'mysqlcheck' with connection arguments: '--port=3306'
> '--socket=/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock'
> mysqlcheck: Got error: 1045: Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost'
> (using password: NO) when trying to connect
> FATAL ERROR: Upgrade failed
>
> I've also tried specifying my root password with --password and also
> specifying -u mysql but it still fails with error 1045.  My
> /etc/passwd file looks like there is no password for user mysql.  What
> else should I try?
Is this 5.5.7? You have to run the server with --skip-grant-tables, then 
run mysql_upgrade.

PB
http://www.artfulsoftware.com

> - Grant
>
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mysql_upgrade fails with "Access denied"Grant28 Nov
  • Re: mysql_upgrade fails with "Access denied"Peter Brawley28 Nov
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      • Re: mysql_upgrade fails with "Access denied"Peter Brawley28 Nov
        • Re: mysql_upgrade fails with "Access denied"Grant28 Nov
  • Re: mysql_upgrade fails with "Access denied"Carsten Pedersen28 Nov
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