[thelist] Please help me kill MySQL on my iBook (before it kills me)

Mark Howells webdev at mountain.ch
Mon Sep 9 08:58:01 CDT 2002

> You can re-start the server telling it to skip using the grant tables
> - this
> should allow access to all tables which should allow you to reset the
> root
> password...
> --skip-grant-tables
> Also you can  re-create the default grant tables by deleteing some
> files and
> running mysql_install_db script again... check the manual for how to
> achieve
> this.

I'm back in! I'd only added two rows in the grant tables -- deleting
them means that I'm up and running again. A classic example of the "old
hand" not bothering to read the manual properly before poking around.

Thanks for your help
Mark Howells
AIM: mhoaim

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