It's also not good security practice to set the machine root password to the same thing as the mysql root password. You may (maybe not right now) need to allow someone else access to manage th... [by TrevorH]
First, i had some issues in setting the Password for Mysql because during the install of the Server the Password Dialouge showed multiple times until i did not enter anything..
But i did set the Password after, and i have no problem with logging in to mysql with root over phpmyadmin.
But, now the problem is that i cant login mysql -u root because