Installed Percona Server / Mysql 5.7 and cannot start without root password.

To fix this:

  1. Make sure your data dir is empty. 
  2. mysqld --initialize-insecure  --datadir=/path-to-datadir --user=youruser
  3. Done. Now you have root user with no password


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