Alice, make sure the php-mssql package is installed.

# yum install php-mssql

You shouldn't have to compile php or freetds as there are packages
available to do what you want...


On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 11:14 AM, Wei, Alice J. <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi,
>  I am currently using a Linux box with Fedora 9.0 and I am trying to connect 
> PHP to a MS SQL database. All the permissions on the MS SQL database is up to 
> date and accurate, but I consistently get errors that say
> PHP Fatal error:  Call to undefined function mssql_connect() in 
> /usr/local/apache/htdocs/create_new_entry_master.php on line 20
> I have looked into the options of using FreeBSD, as suggested on the 
>,  but I am not 
> sure if I could use it since I don't use a Windows Machine to run my PHP.
> Does anyone have any suggestions?
> Alice
> ======================================================
> Alice Wei
> MIS 2009
> School of Library and Information Science
> Indiana University Bloomington
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