a problem with mysql

Hal Burgiss hal at burgiss.net
Thu Dec 18 17:31:34 UTC 2008

On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 05:31:08AM -0600, Scott Berry wrote:
> I did finally get the command  to work but it did not resolve any of the
> problems.  It's still saying it's missing the debian-sys-maint user and
> probably does not see anything in /etc/mysql.

Try 'apt-get purge mysql-server', then reinstall.

You could also google the sys-maint user. The password is stored
somewhere in the filesytem (I think), and you could recreate the user
that way.


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