Running mysqlaccess according to examples on the "--howto" page, but it only gives this "Broken pipe" error (see bottom). All the Google-searches on this error have just said to try easy things like making sure the server is running --it is running.

MySQL version:
MySQL-client-4.0.17-0
MySQL-server-4.0.18-0
MySQL-shared-4.0.17-0 --not sure what this piece does or if we need it. Goal is to get osCommerce working.

OS: Red Hat 9
Linux 2.4.20-8 #1 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

========= OK, HERE'S THE ERROR: ===========
[root@turkey SOURCES]# mysqlaccess root osCommerce
mysqlaccess Version 2.06, 20 Dec 2000
By RUG-AIV, by Yves Carlier (Yves.Carlier@rug.ac.be)
Changes by Steve Harvey (sgh@vex.net)
This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
Broken pipe

[root@turkey SOURCES]# mysqlaccess mysql osCommerce
mysqlaccess Version 2.06, 20 Dec 2000
By RUG-AIV, by Yves Carlier (Yves.Carlier@rug.ac.be)
Changes by Steve Harvey (sgh@vex.net)
This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
Broken pipe