On Fri, 23 Apr 1999, Fred Lindberg wrote:
> Here it is:
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> I ran into a trouble with mySQL server after an emergency power-off of
> machine, without
> a shutdown. Any time I am trying to use any of the databases
> mysql), I get an 'Access denied' error (root user has no password at
> shell> mysql -u root mysql
> ERROR 1044: Access denied for user: '@localhost' to database 'mysql'
> shell> mysqladmin -u root shutdown
> mysqladmin: shutdown failed; error: 'Access denied for user:
> password: NO)'
mysqladmin --user="root" --password="your_password" shutdown
Might want to check your group perms, i recently had the same problem
and had to chown back to the correct ownerships.
Just a suggestion.
*Avoid* shutdowns like this. :P