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Old 12-23-2007, 06:26 AM   #1
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Unhappy My SQL 1045 error : couldn't create database

my sql server is runnin ok.
i m using suse distro.
and i m logged in as root.

whenever i give mysql command in terminal i prints
ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)
manni is the other user in my pc.

whenver i type mysql -u manniit prints
Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 20 to server version: 5.0.26

Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the buffer.

but i m unable to create database through this user
mysql> create database php;
ERROR 1044 (42000): Access denied for user ''@'localhost' to database 'php'
what could be solution..
Old 12-23-2007, 09:18 AM   #2
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and i m logged in as root.
The error clearly states that you are trying to access mysql with giving the root password. Use the following,

mysql -u root -p

This will prompt for the root password.

manni is the other user in my pc.
You are able to access mysql using the above user as the user 'manni' does not have password set for the account. But this user has no privileges to create database.

The solution for the above is to login as root and give database creation privileges to the user.



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