[CentOS] mysql : Access denied for user

Alfred von Campe alfred at 110.net
Sat May 20 13:30:20 UTC 2006

On May 20, 2006, at 8:41, William L. Maltby wrote:

> From rom *everything* I have encountered and read (from knowledgeable
> folks?), only "localhost" and closely related should be there. Your
> "real" node name should be on a line that assigns it's real IP  
> address.

I completely agree, yet the Red Hat (and therefore CentOS) installer  
insists on putting the actual host name after localhost and  
localhost.localdomain in the loopback line of /etc/hosts (at least it  
did the last time I did an install from scratch, which was a while ago).


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