1. Did you go into the control tables and assign the password to root
2. Can you access the database by logginh in without a username and
On Thu, 18 Mar 1999, tisniewaarhe wrote:
>Date: Thu, 18 Mar 1999 13:45:58 +0100
>From: tisniewaarhe <tisniewaarhe@stripped>
>Subject: access denied for user: 'root@localhost']
>I've done the bad thing. I modified the record for user root to allow
>access to the database from another machine. It didn't work. Neither
>does root@localhost anymore. in fact nobody can connect anymore it
>I erased the mysql contents and recreated the database with
>when I run mysqladmin -root password '<the root pw>' I get
>" access denied for user: 'root@localhost' (Using password: YES)"
>Is there still hope?
>If you think RTFM/ RTFFAQ please point me in right direction as I
>haven't seen it so far, havent looked for the right words when I search
Micheal Mc Evoy mjmc@stripped
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