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[nycphp-talk] installing mysql extension for php

Matthew Zimmerman mz34 at nyu.edu
Wed Feb 5 14:01:10 EST 2003


thanks Andrew!
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:
>     php-mysql-4.2.2-8.0.7.rpm
> Via rpmfind:
>      
> http://speakeasy.rpmfind.net//linux/RPM/redhat/updates/8.0/i386/php- 
> mysql-4.2.2-8.0.7.i386.html
>
> Install that RPM, and you're all set.
>
> Andrew
>
> 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  
>> 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
>> but failed.
>>
>> When I type :php -m" from the command line I received
>>
>> [PHP Modules]
>> yp
>> xml
>> wddx
>> sysvshm
>> sysvsem
>> standard
>> sockets
>> shmop
>> session
>> pspell
>> posix
>> pcre
>> openssl
>> ncurses
>> iconv
>> gmp
>> gettext
>> gd
>> ftp
>> exif
>> domxml
>> dio
>> dbx
>> dba
>> curl
>> ctype
>> calendar
>> bz2
>> bcmath
>> zlib
>> imap
>> ldap
>>
>> [Zend Modules]
>>
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> Matt
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
> -- 
> Andrew Yochum
> Digital Pulp, Inc.
> 212.679.0676x255
> andrew at digitalpulp.com
>
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