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Re: Problem creating root password MySQL in FC6





Steve Searle <steve stevesearle com> wrote:
Around 07:53am on Sunday, July 29, 2007 (UK time), Barry Yu scrawled:

> I tried your link to your webpage but getting "Server not found", your
> server is down?

Oops - that was the copy on the local server. Try this:
http://www.stevesearle.com/tech/centos5.0.svr.html#mysql

Steve

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Still can't login as root;

[root localhost ~]# service mysqld start
    Starting MySQL                          [OK]
[root localhost ~]# mysql -u root
ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)

I've been searching with Google and found that I am not alone in this proble but unfortunately there wasn't any solution that I can find helpful to resolve this issue, seems before I set a password for root user (Create one after the initial installation and before using MySQL) there is one existing already and I don't know what it is. I even yum removed MySQL and then yum groupinstall mysql to make sure a fresh installation of MySQL is being used.

I had tried followings;
[root localhost ~]# mysqladmin -u root password -p mypassword123
Enter password:
mysqladmin: connect to server at 'localhost' failed
error: 'Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)'
[root localhost ~]# mysql -u root
ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)
[root localhost ~]# mysql -u root -p
Enter password: (I enter blank RETURN key)
ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)









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