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Old 03-14-2004, 10:36 AM   #1
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php4 mysql, installation, php-pages with mysql info stay empty

I just installed php4 (and php4-mysql) , mysql, apache using apt-get install. I can use phpmyadmin, but when trying to set-up systems like phpnuke, coppermine, chora my browers doesnt show any php pages which should include mysql info. They are just empty (even curl doesnt return anything).

I suspect this is a problem with php4 and mysql.

Could anyone give me a hint?


phpinfo() outputs the following:
Build Date 
Nov 19 2003 22:49:02 

Configure Command 
'../configure' '--prefix=/usr' '--with-apxs=/usr/bin/apxs' '--with-regex=php' '--with-config-file-path=/etc/php4/apache' '--disable-rpath' '--enable-memory-limit' '--disable-debug' '--with-layout=GNU' '--with-pear=/usr/share/php' '--enable-calendar' '--enable-sysvsem' '--enable-sysvshm' '--enable-track-vars' '--enable-trans-sid' '--enable-bcmath' '--with-bz2' '--enable-ctype' '--with-db4' '--with-iconv' '--enable-exif' '--enable-filepro' '--enable-ftp' '--with-gettext' '--enable-mbstring' '--with-pcre-regex=/usr' '--enable-shmop' '--enable-sockets' '--enable-wddx' '--disable-xml' '--with-expat-dir=/usr' '--enable-yp' '--with-zlib' '--without-pgsql' '--with-kerberos=/usr' '--with-openssl=/usr' '--with-exec-dir=/usr/lib/php4/libexec' '--disable-static' '--with-curl=shared,/usr' '--with-dom=shared,/usr' '--with-dom-xslt=shared,/usr' '--with-dom-exslt=shared,/usr' '--with-zlib-dir=/usr' '--with-gd=shared,/usr' '--with-jpeg-dir=shared,/usr' '--with-xpm-dir=shared,/usr/X11R6' '--with-png-dir=shared,/usr' '--with-freetype-dir=shared,/usr' '--with-imap=shared,/usr' '--with-imap-ssl' '--with-ldap=shared,/usr' '--with-mcal=shared,/usr' '--with-mhash=shared,/usr' '--with-mm' '--with-mysql=shared,/usr' '--with-unixODBC=shared,/usr' '--with-recode=shared,/usr' '--enable-xslt=shared' '--with-xslt-sablot=shared,/usr' '--with-snmp=shared' '--enable-ucd-snmp-hack' '--with-sybase-ct=shared,/usr' '--with-ttf=shared,/usr' '--with-t1lib=shared,/usr' 

Server API 

Virtual Directory Support 

Configuration File (php.ini) Path 


PHP Extension 

Zend Extension 

Debug Build 

Thread Safety 

Registered PHP Streams 
php, http, ftp, compress.bzip2, compress.zlib
Old 03-14-2004, 12:58 PM   #2
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Did you try a simple connect to the DBMS ? Probably a access (permission) problem.
Old 03-14-2004, 03:54 PM   #3
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DBMS? Data Bank Managment System?!
I can connect with the mysql command. I give a password and I am in. When using the same login data (root@localhost + pw) for installation scripts (e.g. coppermine), there seems to be a problem. But there are no error messages. The pages just stay blank. I dont have a clue which log files to search for error...
Do you mean that I should change the privileges of root/the users (using GRANT) ?



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