On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 09:19:26PM -0400, Sahil Tandon wrote: > Gary Kline <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > the question is: how do I set the root password on mysql? this is a > > first step in getting phpbb3 up. i have other CMS tools installed > > on aristotle, m jail where my webserver runs. > > > > this failed: > > > > > > mysqladmin -u root password > > mysqladmin: connect to server at 'localhost' failed > > error: 'Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)' > > Start here: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/access-denied.html >
Well, gentlemen, I may finally have a clue! The guy who set up my networking stuff and whatever database ports there are did not install mysql50-server. Just the -client side. This fellow is the salt-of-the-earth type, ETC, but evidently didn't get into phpbb or whatever I've been trying to do. The -server side is building on my serious antique Kayak now. My thanks to both you guys; the dev.mysql.com site is chock full of info and should give me a boost when I try again. gary > -- > Sahil Tandon <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> -- Gary Kline [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.thought.org Public Service Unix http://jottings.thought.org http://transfinite.thought.org _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"