problems running mysql_install_db5

Bradley Giesbrecht pixilla at
Wed Mar 23 17:25:38 PDT 2011

On Mar 23, 2011, at 3:21 PM, David Gentry wrote:

> Bradley,
> I ran the commands you gave me on Mar. 18, and they all ran fine except the very last one:
> $ mysqladmin5 -p -u root password 'xxxxxxxxx'
> Enter password: 
> mysqladmin5: connect to server at 'localhost' failed
> error: 'Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)'

Leave off the -p.

$ mysqladmin5 -u root password 'xxxxxxxxx'

So you have MacPorts mysql5-server running now, right?
$ ps ax | grep mysql5


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