Den 28-11-2010 21:02, Grant skrev:
> 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?
You should use the password for the _MySQL_ root user, which is _not_
stored in /etc/passwd, but within MySQL.