After running mysql_install_db, the mysql files are owned by
root:wheel instead of mysql:mysql
I've noticed that is a missing step in the docs.
# chown -R mysql:mysql /var/db/mysql
# /usr/local/etc/rc.d/mysql start
How it sticks long enough until reboot sounds like a memory cache,
which is flushed of course at reboot.
On 7/27/09, Stew Houston <stewhous...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm having trouble getting my MySQL server root password to "stick." After
> installing through ports, I run mysql_install_db which gives me two commands
> to set the root password through mysqladmin. I do this and all is well. I
> can login as root with no problems. After a reboot however, the I can't get
> in. Any ideas?
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