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From:<sinisa Date:March 22 2000 1:32pm
Subject:Re: Default root password for new install of MySQL
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Jacob Kamp Hansen writes:
 > Howdy
 > 
 > Can anyone let me in on a secret? What is the default password for the root 
 > account when I've just installed the MySQL-system on Linux? I'm trying to 
 > use : mysql -u root -p    and then press Enter, but it returns this : ERROR 
 > 2002:Can't connect to local MySQL server.
 > 
 > Btw. I might also need some precise instruction in how to make changes to 
 > MySQL, please bear that in mind when answering ...
 > 
 > Yours
 > 
 >    Jacob Kamp Hansen
 >      - webdesigner at TelePassport (www.TelePassport.dk)
 >      - webmonkey at Super24 (www.Super24.dk)


Hi!

There is no default password. When MySQL is freshly  installed there
is no password. 

If there is no password, you do not need -p option.

Also check if MySQL server is started with ps or top programs.

Regards,

Sinisa

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Default root password for new install of MySQLJacob Kamp Hansen22 Mar
  • Re: Default root password for new install of MySQLsasha22 Mar
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