[TriLUG] hello and mysql help please
randall_barlow at ncsu.edu
Sat Jun 17 12:10:54 EDT 2006
Hey Jason, I would recommend checking out http://forums.mysql.com/ for
answers to your question since you are working with windows and not
linux. Probably someone on there has dealt with the same issues you
face, or if not, I'm sure they could be of help!
jason watts wrote:
> i was once a member of this list (along with charlug) but i have no
> idea why i all of a suddenly stopped receiving emails.
> anyways, hello, im a student at uncc and will be graduating in
> December if all goes well.
> i am trying to follow a howto on installing an ids called BASE for
> part of my senior project. while setting up the mysql server, it would
> seem i had mistyped my root password. in trying to fix my problems, i
> uninstalled it, and reinstalled it, all the database and user info was
> the same. i found a link on mysql's website that tells you how to
> reset the password, all it manages to do is cause the terminal to
> hang, a crtl-c will not kill the process. to get mysql to restart, i
> have to restart the whole computer. and it still wont take my root
> password. i can log in with my other user/passwords eg snort
> i believe i have deleted the root user.
> all i want to do right now is figure out how to remove the whole thing
> in its entirety and reinstall it. if i cant do this, im afraid i will
> have to reinstall windows just to wipe the database info off the
> harddrive... i would REALLY prefer to not do this
> it is mysql 5.x and running on windows xp (if i cant make it work on
> xp, i am to step up to server, and then to centos, but that wont
> happen until monday)
> i appreciate any help you gents can provide
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