Originally Posted by raytracy
What I concerned is: if many people will jammed in this step, why the author did not fix it to show a correct step for pass it?
This is no problem with the tutorial, but with your hostname configuration.
Please take a look at chapter 8 on http://www.howtoforge.com/perfect_se...pensuse10.3_p4
, starting with "As you've seen in the netstat output, MySQL is not only listening on localhost, but on all interfaces, which means it can be accessed from the outside.