installing mysql extension for php
mz34 at nyu.edu
Wed Feb 5 13:05:51 EST 2003
I recently set up a Linux Sever running Redhat 8.0
I have MySQL 3.23.54, Apache 2.0.40, and PHP 4.2.2 running.
Today was the first today I tried to make them talk to each other
(using phpMyAdmin) and I received this error in my web browser:
cannot load MySQL extension,
please check PHP Configuration.
The phpMyAmdin documentation says:
[1.20] I receive the error "cannot load MySQL extension, please check
To connect to a MySQL server, PHP needs a set of MySQL functions called
"MySQL extension". This extension may be part of the PHP server
(compiled-in), otherwise it needs to be loaded dynamically. Its name is
probably mysql.so or mysql.dll. phpMyAdmin tried to load the extension
When I type :php -m" from the command line I received
So, how do I install the MySQL extension. Do I need to recompile PHP? I
looked around the PHP.net site a bit but couldn't find a clear answer.
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