MySQL problems on FBSD 5.2.1

DanGer danger at
Fri Nov 19 13:12:24 PST 2004

Hi steveb99,

Friday, November 19, 2004, 6:39:01 PM, you wrote:

> I installed mod_PHP which installed Apache 2 from ports.   All that 
> works fine.  I then install MySQL4 port and have it working fine 
> standalone.  What I can't get to work is calling MySQL from PHP code.
> The code hits the call to MySQL functions and does nothing, just stops
> at that line and the web server puts up a blank screen.   I have looked
> at http error logs and nothing.  I have put debug statements in the PHP
> code and it does execute up to the first  MySQL line trying to connect.

>   $db = MySQL_pconnect('localhost', 'mysqlacct', 'mysqlpw');

> What am I missing.   I have been reading articles on the internet and
> everything is talking about old versions or doing it from source not
> ports.  I assume this can be done from ports?   From reading I get the
> feeling I installed in the wrong order, or there is more configuration I
> am missings. 

> Can someone help point me to what I am missing here.

do you have php4(5?)-extensions port installed with mysql support? if
not, install it and then notice...

> Thanks,


> Steve B.

Best Regards,

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