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Hi all,
            My os is RHEL5.
I am using mysql for database.
when i did
#mysql -u root -p
it asks for password
i forgot my password. when i put anything else it gives the message

ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)
can any body help me
any help will be appreciable
jatender
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Tomas Helgi Johannsson earned 1500 total points
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    Hi!

Follow this in the manual to reset the root password
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/resetting-permissions.html

Regards,
   Tomas Helgi
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