> I've been working with PHP/MySQL on Win NT and Win 2000 for a few weeks.
> I've now set up a Linux machine (Mandrake 8.1 on Dell laptop) and have
> my files across.
> I use an include file which logs on to the MySQL server and then connects
> the database. It performs the login ok but not the select db part.
> I tried creating a db using a php script and then selecting it and got the
> same problem.
> I'm new on Linux so it might be something in the configuration which needs
> working on.
> Any suggestions?

Well, if you had posted some code, someone might have seen the error...  :(

Anyway, here is how i do it:

if($db = mysql_pconnect($dbhost, $dbuser, $dbpasswd)){
mysql_select_db($dbname, $db);
} else {
echo mysql_error();

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