a problem with mysql

Scott Berry n7zib at northlc.com
Thu Dec 18 23:01:12 UTC 2008

hey Hal,

Thanks for your help you almost got me going here.  Just one more
question for any one what are the permissions supposed to be on
debian-start it says it can't read it so I am wondering if that file has
certainpermissions maybe.  Thanks guys.

On Thu, 2008-12-18 at 12:31 -0500, Hal Burgiss wrote:
> 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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