Sorry about the private email didn't mean too. The email header shows you as it being from you and when I hit "reply" it defaults to go to you. Sorry bout that.
Well on the goodside I got it fixed. Thanks for the feedback. The thing that got me was not having "root" has the user. Well thanks. Bryan ----- Original Message ----- From: "David Robley" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "Bryan McLemore" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Thursday, September 05, 2002 8:26 PM Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] Re: mysql_connect > On 3 Sep 2002 at 23:00, Bryan McLemore wrote: > > > ----- Original Message ----- > > From: "David Robley" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > > To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > > Sent: Tuesday, September 03, 2002 9:31 PM > > Subject: [PHP-DB] Re: mysql_connect > > > > > > > In article <000c01c253b2$506d7530$0101a8c0@fwcmain>, > > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] says... > > > > I'm trying to connect using the sample code in the php documentation. > > IT however dies every time. If someone could please help me? Thanks. > > > > > > Bryan > > > Can you show the code you are using, and any error > > messages you get? > > -- > David Robley > Temporary Kiwi! > > Quod subigo > > farinam > > -- > PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To > > unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > > Love the formatting by your mail pkg - OE of course :-) > > > The code is > > > > $link = mysql_connect("localhost:3306", "UserName", "Password") > > or die("Could not connect"); > > > > Thanks, > > Bryan McLemore > > May I suggest you keep the discussion on the mailing list - a) you have > the entire list's expertise to draw on, b) the solution is shared with > others who may benefit and c) you may get a quicker answer. > > Now, you haven't said so, but I assume you are getting 'Could not > connect'? > > So, points to check: > > 1) mysql is running, and on port 3306; note that you don't need to > specify the port usually > 2) the username and password are correct - try the command line version > to check that the user/pass are accepted (assuming you have command line > access) > 3) remove the 'or die' construct and see if you get an error message > > > -- > David Robley > Temporary Kiwi! > Quod subigo farinam > > "My grape juice has fermented," Tom whined. > > > > -- > PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php