[CentOS] Locked myself out of MySQL

Sat Mar 26 21:05:01 UTC 2011
Todd Cary <todd at aristesoftware.com>

On 3/26/2011 1:36 PM, Jure Pečar wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Mar 2011 13:24:40 -0700
> Todd Cary<todd at aristesoftware.com>  wrote:
>> Darn!  I must have either made a typo or my use of a ";" in the
>> MySQL root password so now I am locked out.
>> Is there a work around or do I have to uninstall MySQL and reinstall?
> --skip-grant-tables
> Check mysql docs next time.
I did use the MySQL 5 manual and the forum, but like so many 
details in the computer world, unless I know what to search for, 
it is hard to get the correct answer.  The key here is mysqld_safe.

Really sorry to have taken everyone's time...especially for such 
simple stuff.


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