[mythtv-users] MySQL Setup Problem [SOLVED]
Bill at Explosivo.com
Tue Oct 26 21:57:16 UTC 2004
Then submit a patch for the documentation if there is something that is not
clear. You could save those "countless users" a lot of suffering.
On Tuesday 26 October 2004 04:49 pm, Quantum Scientific wrote:
> The confusion is that you can't understand WTF I'm talking about. It's
> clear that the words I'm saying do not make sense to you, so no more
> trying. I don't have time for shit from you Isaac.
> This single issue throws countless users. If anyone cares, there it is. I
> On Tuesday 26 October 2004 15:19, Isaac Richards wrote:
> > On Tuesday 26 October 2004 04:00 pm, Quantum Scientific wrote:
> > > Look man, not to get into a big thing or anything, but after emerging
> > > MySQL the instructions are: ===========================================
> > > PLEASE REMEMBER TO SET A PASSWORD FOR THE MySQL root USER !
> > > To do so, start the server, then issue the following commands:
> > > /etc/init.d/mysql start (you have to start the server first!)
> > > /usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root -h hydra password 'new-password'
> > > /usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root password 'new-password'
> > > See the manual for more instructions.
> > > ===========================================
> > >
> > > Now, most of us have learned to follow the instructions from an emerge.
> > >
> > > And for non-Gentooers, you get these EXACT SAME instructions when you
> > > mysql_install_db.
> > >
> > > Why didn't you do this?
> > Those aren't the mythtv instructions. What's the confusion here? It's
> > not _our_ fault if you don't know how to properly tell mysql to use a
> > password if you specifically went out of your way and set one. The docs
> > even direct you exactly where to go on mysql.com to find out about
> > setting up a password, and how to access the database once you've done
> > that.
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