Hello all, 
    I am new to php in general and am trying to set up a user authentification system 
with mysql.  The registration page works well and sends all of the data to the 
appropriate table in mysql.  However, when I try to get the registered user to log in 
and start a session, the system will not remember the session information past the 
page.  For instance, this page will not work (the one that initially is supposed to 
register the session from the login form):

$login = $_POST['login'];
$password = $_POST['password'];
if((!$login) || (!$password)){
 echo "Please enter ALL of the information! <br />";
 include 'login.php';
@mysql_select_db($database) or die( "Unable to select database");
$sql=mysql_query("SELECT * FROM login WHERE login='$login' AND password='$password'");
$login_check = mysql_num_rows($sql);
if($login_check > 0){
  // This is where I register the session
  $_SESSION['login'] = $login;  
include 'success.php';
} else {
 echo "You could not be logged in! Either the username and password do not match or 
you have not validated your membership!<br />
 Please try again!<br />";
 include 'login.php';
It proceeds to login the user for that page (I know this happens because I have played 
around with it looking at the error checks), but it will not display any variable that 
resembles "$_SESSION['login']".  
The next page sequentially (success.php) looks like this:
echo 'Successful login for "$_SESSION['login']"';
Any and all variations of this page come up blank and white whenever the variable 
$_SESSION['login'] is called to display. It shows no memory of me registering a 
session.  Any variation of quotes verse apostrophes changes nothing, so I figure that 
either I am blatantly screwing up the session code (possible for I have never written 
any sessions before) or my system is not supporting sessions.  I have a php4 
something, windows, apache 1.3.27 for my home network server, and mysql.  Any help on 
this problem would be greatly appreciated.  
Thanks a lot for your time, John

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