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Reset Root Password: How to?
Posted by: Thomas Allen ()
Date: December 08, 2006 09:14AM

I need to know:
1) How to stop/start the MySQL server via Terminal (Unix command line) in Mac OS X
2) How to reset my root password.

Here's why:

Bleh...I installed MySQL a couple months ago on my Mac because I'm a web developer who wants to learn some PHP and MySQL. I didn't understand how to set my root password at the time and got frustrated enough with the whole command line interface that I gave up.

Well, I'm taking another stab at it, this time I know my way around better, but I'm very much screwed:

I can't login as the root user because I don't know the password. Furthermore, the preferences pane that would allow me to easily start and stop the server never installed properly after a few tries.

Thanks for any help!

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Subject Written By Posted
Reset Root Password: How to? Thomas Allen 12/08/2006 09:14AM
Re: Reset Root Password: How to? Andreas Hinderberger 12/08/2006 09:16AM
Re: Reset Root Password: How to? Thomas Allen 12/08/2006 09:17AM
Re: Reset Root Password: How to? Andreas Hinderberger 12/08/2006 09:18AM
Re: Reset Root Password: How to? Thomas Allen 12/08/2006 09:20AM
Re: Reset Root Password: How to? Andreas Hinderberger 12/08/2006 09:25AM
Re: Reset Root Password: How to? Andreas Hinderberger 12/08/2006 09:27AM
Re: Reset Root Password: How to? Thomas Allen 12/08/2006 09:29AM
Re: Reset Root Password: How to? Andreas Hinderberger 12/08/2006 09:31AM
Re: Reset Root Password: How to? Thomas Allen 12/08/2006 09:32AM
Re: Reset Root Password: How to? Ray Wang 05/27/2008 10:49PM
Re: Reset Root Password: How to? T Edwards 05/28/2008 08:09AM
Re: Reset Root Password: How to? Guelphdad Lake 05/28/2008 08:56AM


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