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Mysql help?

Postby clockwork » Fri Jun 27, 2008 21:24

ive been trying to set up mysql with amarok for a few days but keep hitting some roadblocks

i have followed the wiki untill i ran into some problems and searched around to figure it out.
but now im getting ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost'
i found the thread viewtopic.php?f=59&t=13534&p=77363&hilit=mysql#p77363 and used it to reset my password but it still wont work.

ive tried with a password and without, and it seems that everyone esles problem like this has been fixed once they reset the pw but doing that for me doenst fix it
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Re: Mysql help?

Postby xlnagla » Sat Jun 28, 2008 5:32

You've verified everything on the link you have there (ie not using "localhost")?

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Re: Mysql help?

Postby clockwork » Sat Jun 28, 2008 7:07

yep not using localhost
i cant see anything thats wrong other than it not liking my password
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Re: Mysql help?

Postby xlnagla » Sat Jun 28, 2008 19:08

are you using any special characters in your password? Older systems hated it when & and * and # were in passwords for anything other than user accounts because they actually mean something to the file that's parsing your password.

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Re: Mysql help?

Postby clockwork » Sun Jun 29, 2008 0:14

nope i just set it up as 'password'
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Re: Mysql help?

Postby xlnagla » Thu Jul 03, 2008 14:02

Can you use mysql outside of amarok?

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