||Rolling with Ruby on Rails|
|Subject:||I don't know why I get this error|
Response to: I don't know why I get this error
I know why, I had this same problem. It means it tried to connect to MySQL but couldn't login. But the error is non-standard. The reason is because your MySQL version is using old-style mysql passwords. Check that your mysql is using new style passwords, you may need to edit my.cnf and remove line that says "old_passwords = 1". Then you will need to restart mysql server, then login to it as root and reset the passwords, this will overwrite the encryption with the new-style encryption.