The password style has changed in MySQL 4.1.  I have seen this error
message when trying to access a MySQL 4.1 server with a MySQL 4.0
client.  The problem was fixed with the OLD_PASSWORD() function
mentioned here:

  http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql/en/old-client.html

Don

On Tue, 8 Mar 2005 04:34:02 +0900, Marcelo Paniagua
<paniagua / pcmxl.com.mx> wrote:
> Hello there!
> 
>   I'm using Tomita Masahiro MySQL-Ruby 2.5 Library and MySQL 4.1.  When I
> try to connect, I receive the following message:
> 
>  Client does not support authentication protocol
> 
>  Any idea how to correct this?  It seems the library works well when it
> connects via an anonymous account.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Marcelo Paniagua L.
> 
> --
> Este correo esta libre de virus!
> 
> 


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