I don't use RedHat, but I've heard (possibly here) that the RH PHP
RPM does not *properly* install MySQL support by default and that
there's something like php_mysql.rpm (or something similar) that
needs to be installed as well? Does any of that sound familiar to

Have I qualified that enough? ;-)


--- "1LT John W. Holmes" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > I don't know where the error lays, in php, mysql or red hat 8.
> > But, I can't get my databased php-apps to work.
> > I am trying to run:
> >
> > apache_1.3.27
> > php-4.2.3
> > mysql-3.23.53
> > redhat 8.0
> >
> > What happens is that apache and php work nicely, but my apps
> cannot
> connect
> > to mysql. In IRM I get can not connect to database, and in
> phpgroupware I
> > get the the thing up and running, but can't add anything to the
> tables.
> > E.g. I can't add a to-do even if the routine runs normally,
> nothing is
> added
> > in the db table.
> >
> > I saw a suggestion on a mysql mail list suggesting symlinking
> mysql.sock
> to
> > /tmp but that does no difference.
> Can you connect to MySQL from the command line? With what user? Are
> you sure
> you are using a valid login and password in your programs?
> ---John Holmes...
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Mark Weinstock
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