[mythtv-users] Goofed up root password for mySQL...
Bill McDevitt (Home)
bmcdevitt at cox.net
Fri May 14 21:11:54 EDT 2004
Oops, my bad on the HTML. Thanks for all of your help. While the posts
crossed in the mail, I found the answer myself, too.
----- Original Message -----
From: "J. Donavan Stanley" <jdonavan at jdonavan.net>
To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Sent: Friday, May 14, 2004 2:55 PM
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Goofed up root password for mySQL...
> Bill McDevitt (Home) wrote:
> > Greetings!
> > Working through Jarod's install, and at Step 13 Set up MySQL, I had a
> > cut and paste error to the console.
> > I ran this command:
> > # mysql -u root mysql
> > got the mysql prompt. Cut and pasted this command into the console,
> > but when I pasted I had grabbed part of the next line too (mysql>
> > mysql> UPDATE user SET Password=PASSWORD('ROOT_PWD') WHERE user='root';
> #1 Don't send HTML to this list
> #2 If you cut and pasted that line then you set the root password for
> mysql to "ROOT_PWD" which is probably not what you want. Jarrod
> intended for you to put your own password in there...
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