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MySQL vs Root

I’m an easy going guy, except for the uncontrollable rage I work everyday to suppress.  But I was extremely upset when I installed mysql on a slave server in my replication testbed and found I could not log into the mysql console.

[root@slave ~]# mysql -u root -p
Enter password:
ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user ‘root’@’localhost’ (using password: YES)

Luckily I found help on the MySQL forums.  Here are the steps I took to resolve this issue.

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