1lt John W. Holmes 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?
mysql -u ADMIN -pADMINPW irm mysql -u ADMIN -pADMINPW phpgroupware both work (command line access). Setting the user in IRM as ADMIN and the password to ADMINPW I get "Cannot connect to database". I once desperately thought I had forgotten to configure php --with-mysql so I recompiled. No improvement. >Are you > sure you are using a valid login and password in your programs? Yes. I'll recheck though. /Martin S. -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php