[nycphp-talk] installing mysql extension for php
mz34 at nyu.edu
Wed Feb 5 14:01:10 EST 2003
On Wednesday, February 5, 2003, at 01:28 PM, Andrew M. Yochum wrote:
> RedHat has an RPM for the MySQL extension. You should find it on one
> of the RH
> 8.0 cds, rpmfind.net or a RH mirror. The latest one from RH is:
> Via rpmfind:
> Install that RPM, and you're all set.
> On Wed, 5 Feb 2003, Matthew Zimmerman wrote:
>> Hey guys,
>> 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
>> PHP Configuration"
>> To connect to a MySQL server, PHP needs a set of MySQL functions
>> "MySQL extension". This extension may be part of the PHP server
>> (compiled-in), otherwise it needs to be loaded dynamically. Its name
>> probably mysql.so or mysql.dll. phpMyAdmin tried to load the extension
>> but failed.
>> When I type :php -m" from the command line I received
>> [PHP Modules]
>> [Zend Modules]
>> So, how do I install the MySQL extension. Do I need to recompile PHP?
>> looked around the PHP.net site a bit but couldn't find a clear answer.
> Andrew Yochum
> Digital Pulp, Inc.
> andrew at digitalpulp.com
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