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Old 04-01-2003, 03:50 AM   #1
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PHP / MySQL problems, plz help! TIA!

I'm trying to get a PHP/ MySQL powered message board setup on my RedHat 8.0 box, but when i try to install a message board (i've tryed invision power board and phpBB) i get errors like "The PHP configuration on your server doesn't support the database type that you chose" (that one if from phpBB) and the error from invision power board is sorta simmilar to that. I think my PHP and MySQL arnt talkin to eachother or whatever, and i have NO idea how to fix it. I intalled EVERYTHING when i installed RedHat 8.0, so i dont know what i did wrong.

Plz help!!


Old 04-01-2003, 06:18 AM   #2
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what sort of database does phpBB require? maybe u have to specify in the script tht u what to use mysql, i dont know. did u install everything as rpm? mysql or mysql-max?
cheers, jens
Old 04-01-2003, 07:38 AM   #3
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can u access database from other php scripts
Old 04-01-2003, 08:38 AM   #4
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Be sure that you have php-mysql installed. I run Postnuke/Envolution with Arena_Forum(based on phpBB1.4) and have played a little with phpBB2.
Old 04-01-2003, 02:12 PM   #5
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i just tryed to install php-mysql-4.2.2-8.0.7.i386.rpm and to get this error

"error: php-mysql-4.2.2-8.0.7.i386.rpm cannot be installed"

what the heck does that mean? thats all it says, it gives no reason why or anything
Old 04-01-2003, 02:14 PM   #6
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nevermind, i redownloaded it and it installed fine, now i'm going to try to install a message board
Old 04-01-2003, 04:15 PM   #7
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awsome!! It worked great, thanks for all the help guys


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