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From:<sinisa Date:July 27 2000 12:40pm
Subject:Re: initial root password?
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Joseph A. Price, Ph.D. writes:
 > My first try at MySQL...
 > 
 > I tried an earlier version .rpm which I erased.  Then...
 > 
 > I put 3.23.21-1  MySQL and client (on a HR62 full install) using the two RPMs.
 > Went fine.
 > 
 > Ran mysql_install_db
 > Was OK
 > 
 > Cannot connect with mysql -u root mysql
 >    it wants a password!!
 > 
 > Cannot get any version of the mysqladmin -u root -p password 'newpswd'
 > to work.
 > 
 > I can't find this in the manual or archives; just similar problems.
 > 
 > Any ideas?   Thanks. (Given the volume in the list digest, email reply 
 > might help).
 > 
 > 
 > 
 > 
 > 
 > Joseph A. Price III, Ph.D.
 > Department of Pathology,  OSU-COM
 > 1111 W. 17th St.
 > Tulsa OK 74107
 > Ph:  918-561-8231  FAX 918-699-8680
 > 


Hi!

What is the error message you get ??

Read a manual on the subject of what to do when password is forgotten.

Regards,

Sinisa

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