waleed.harbi at gmail.com
Thu Jun 17 21:33:31 UTC 2010
*Do this steps using sudo:*
1. */etc/init.d/mysqld stop*
2. *mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables &*
3. *mysql -u root*
*UPDATE** **user** **SET**
*mysql -u root -p*
*Write the new password...I hope this helps *
Dream | Do | Be
On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 12:09 AM, Mike McMullin <mmcmullin at cogeco.ca> wrote:
> On June 17, 2010 08:43:42 am R Kimber wrote:
> > On Wed, 16 Jun 2010 13:54:31 -0400
> > Hal Burgiss wrote:
> > > > /usr/sbin/mysqld is running
> > > > When I try /usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root password
> > > > newpassword-that-isn't-NO I get:-
> > > > /usr/bin/mysqladmin: connect to server at 'localhost' failed
> > > > error: 'Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password:
> > > >
> > > > I'd be grateful for advice.
> > >
> > > I would try a sudo with that. Which seems to work on 9.10.
> > Thanks, but I did try sudo. I also tried becoming root and doing it as
> > root (without the sudo), with the same result.
> Simple answer is that you are giving it the wrong password, which leads me
> ask (no I didn't follow the thread) what are you trying to accomplish?
> gone around and around on this getting myth-tv setup. BTW, it is bad
> security, but writing these pass words down someplace is a great help, one
> that you learn the hard way. ;)
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