ccess denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)

Hi,

I already have the password set in database.yml but I am still getting
this error in the development.log

/!\ FAILSAFE /!\ Thu Dec 24 11:50:28 +0800 2009
  Status: 500 Internal Server Error
  Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.5/lib/active_record/
connection_adapters/mysql_adapter.rb:589:in `real_connect'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.5/lib/active_record/
connection_adapters/mysql_adapter.rb:589:in `connect'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.5/lib/active_record/
connection_adapters/mysql_adapter.rb:203:in `initialize'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.5/lib/active_record/
connection_adapters/mysql_adapter.rb:75:in `new'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.5/lib/active_record/
connection_adapters/mysql_adapter.rb:75:in `mysql_connection'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.5/lib/active_record/
connection_adapters/abstract/connection_pool.rb:223:in `send'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.5/lib/active_record/
connection_adapters/abstract/connection_pool.rb:223:in
`new_connection'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.5/lib/active_record/
connection_adapters/abstract/connection_pool.rb:245:in
`checkout_new_connection'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.5/lib/active_record/
connection_adapters/abstract/connection_pool.rb:188:in `checkout'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.5/lib/active_record/
connection_adapters/abstract/connection_pool.rb:184:in `loop'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.5/lib/active_record/
connection_adapters/abstract/connection_pool.rb:184:in `checkout'
    /usr/lib/ruby/1.8/monitor.rb:242:in `synchronize'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.5/lib/active_record/
connection_adapters/abstract/connection_pool.rb:183:in `checkout'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.5/lib/active_record/
connection_adapters/abstract/connection_pool.rb:98:in `connection'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.5/lib/active_record/
connection_adapters/abstract/connection_pool.rb:326:in
`retrieve_connection'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.5/lib/active_record/
connection_adapters/abstract/connection_specification.rb:123:in
`retrieve_connection'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.5/lib/active_record/
connection_adapters/abstract/connection_specification.rb:115:in
`connection'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.5/lib/active_record/
query_cache.rb:9:in `cache'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.5/lib/active_record/
query_cache.rb:28:in `call'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.5/lib/active_record/
connection_adapters/abstract/connection_pool.rb:361:in `call'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.5/lib/action_controller/
string_coercion.rb:25:in `call'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.1/lib/rack/head.rb:9:in
`call'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.1/lib/rack/methodoverride.rb:
24:in `call'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.5/lib/action_controller/
params_parser.rb:15:in `call'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.5/lib/action_controller/
session/cookie_store.rb:93:in `call'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.5/lib/action_controller/
failsafe.rb:26:in `call'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.1/lib/rack/lock.rb:11:in
`call'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.1/lib/rack/lock.rb:11:in
`synchronize'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.1/lib/rack/lock.rb:11:in
`call'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.5/lib/action_controller/
dispatcher.rb:114:in `call'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.5/lib/action_controller/
reloader.rb:34:in `run'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.5/lib/action_controller/
dispatcher.rb:108:in `call'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-2.3.5/lib/rails/rack/static.rb:
31:in `call'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.1/lib/rack/urlmap.rb:46:in
`call'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.1/lib/rack/urlmap.rb:40:in
`each'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.1/lib/rack/urlmap.rb:40:in
`call'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-2.3.5/lib/rails/rack/
log_tailer.rb:17:in `call'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.1/lib/rack/content_length.rb:
13:in `call'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.1/lib/rack/handler/webrick.rb:
50:in `service'
    /usr/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/httpserver.rb:104:in `service'
    /usr/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/httpserver.rb:65:in `run'
    /usr/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:173:in `start_thread'
    /usr/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:162:in `start'
    /usr/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:162:in `start_thread'
    /usr/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:95:in `start'
    /usr/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:92:in `each'
    /usr/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:92:in `start'
    /usr/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:23:in `start'
    /usr/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:82:in `start'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.1/lib/rack/handler/webrick.rb:
14:in `run'
    /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-2.3.5/lib/commands/server.rb:111
    /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:31:in
`gem_original_require'
    /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:31:in
`require'
    script/server:3

I did not find any similar errors by googling. Is there something
wrong with my other files?

D

Can you paste your database.yml file?
What is the RAILS_ENV variable set to?

Cheers!

Thanks for pointing the RAILS_ENV. Earlier, I set it to production where in fact it should be on development.