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can't connect to new install of mysql 5.7.9 on El Capitan #46174
I'm setting up a new machine that came with El Capitan, and trying to install mysql via homebrew. It installs via the pre-built binary "bottle" just fine. The server is running and accepting connections, but when I go to run
I've tried resetting the mysql root user password a couple different methods (starting with --skip-grant-tables and via an init file) and neither work. When I reload the server I'm still unable to connect.
I've also tried running
here's a link to the gist-logs https://gist.github.com/anonymous/e72a1d5d6b1061097ecd
oh this took me forever!
or, if you installed home-brew services (i.e. homebrew tap)
and it should be alright, let me know :D
Thanks for the advice. We got it working somehow, but we're not exactly sure what did it.
It's possible that the mysql data directory that wasn't working was copied over by Migration Assistant from my old computer. In any case, thanks for taking the time to help me get unstuck!