>I'm running mysql-5.1.51 which is the latest marked stable in Gentoo.
>Does this still apply?
No, just 5.5.7.
On 11/28/2010 2:28 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'
>>> 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
> I'm running mysql-5.1.51 which is the latest marked stable in Gentoo.
> Does this still apply? I always use Gentoo's mysql initscript so I'm
> trying to find the correct command to start mysqld wtih
> - Grant