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Old 11-14-2005, 11:20 AM   #1
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MySQL root access.


Did an install of MySQL 4, did not secure the root account with any passwords and yet mysql -u root returns an error of access denied. I did perform the mysql_install_db script. If I connect to the server using "mysql" I can connect, and "show databases;" shows only the test database. No mysql database. I am connecting to the server via ssh and logging on to the server from a localhost login.
 
Old 11-14-2005, 06:35 PM   #2
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file permissions maybe? Here are my notes:

chown mysql /var/lib/mysql/*
chown mysql /var/lib/mysql/mysql/*

mysql_install_db&

mysqld_safe&

good luck.
 
  


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