[svlug] Book recommendation

Randy C. Ramsdell rramsdell at adelphia.net
Thu Jul 7 20:14:56 PDT 2005


On Thu, 2005-07-07 at 23:09 -0400, Randy C. Ramsdell wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-07-07 at 18:31 -0700, Bill Hubbard wrote:
> > At 06:15 PM 7/7/2005, you wrote:
> > 
> > >Easiest would be to modify your second line there to:
> > >
> > >     die("Could not connect to database.  Error was: ".mysql_error());
> > >
> > >That should give you a more informative error message when you access
> > >the page.
> > >
> > >         -brian
> > 
> > Aha!  OK, now I get an access denied error:
> > (Access denied for user 'nobody'@'localhost' (using password: YES) )
> > I presume the password ("password") for the nobody user is 
> > incorrect...?  How do I determine what the correct password is?
> > 
> > Bill
> > 
> > 
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> 
> mysql -u "user" -p <---- your user account without quotes
> 
> password: "password"  <---- password you think works without quotes. 

Sorry, I should have stated that you type the above in your shell.

> This will directly connect to the Mysql server. Substitute your "user"
> without quotes and at password prompt, enter what you think is the
> password without quotes again.
> 
> As far as the LAMP project goes and the fact that you are starting from
> beginning, things can get somewhat difficult. When I started, I had to
> read many many docs and test things daily just to get things to work
> out. But once you do, things will go much smoother.   

-- 
Randy Ramsdell





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