mysql root user

Frank Tegtmeyer fte-sub-freebsd-questions at
Wed May 28 04:07:33 PDT 2003

"Patrick O'Reilly" <bsd at> writes:

> I've done like the manuals say (mysqladmin -uroot password xyz), but all

Either use:
mysqladmin -uroot --password=xyz

mysqladmin -uroot -p

> I don't remember any passwords being set during the installation....

Then you would have to follow the FAQ to set a new one without knowing
the old.

Regards, Frank

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