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Re: [SLE] mysql root permission denied
  • From: steve <fsanta@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2002 12:06:13 +0000
  • Message-id: <200211071206.13857.fsanta@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 07 November 2002 08:55, sjb wrote:
> steve wrote:
> > Hi everyone. After a clean 8.1 install I do:
> > mysql_install_db
> > (no errors)
> > then
> > /usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root password 'new-password'
> >
> > /usr/bin/mysqladmin: connect to server at 'localhost' failed
> > error: 'Access denied for user: 'root@localhost' (Using password: NO)'
>
> mysqladmin -u root -password='new-password'
>
> or
>
> mysqladmin -u root -p'new password'
>
> (NB, no space between p and password)
>
Hi.
Both ideas give a list of commands so I think the syntax must be wrong. Any
ideas what it should be? Do I literally type 'new-password' or 'new
password'? anything else gives unknown command.
Thanks, Steve.



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