MySQL 4.x upgrade problems.

My provider recently upgraded to Debian Sarge and MySQL 4.1 which promptly broke my Wikipedia setup as below leading me to wild goose chase to

Client does not support authentication protocol requested
by server; consider upgrading MySQL client

The easy fix is to just change the mysql wikiuser password using the mysqladmin command as below:

mysqladmin -u <wiki-user> -p password <new-pass>
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