[mythtv-users] mythweb complains about mysql, but phpmyadmin works fine

Bill Williamson bill at bbqninja.com
Sun Jan 21 00:01:41 UTC 2007

On 1/20/07, Igor Murashkin <downtown1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> "Error
> Please install the MySQL libraries for PHP.
> The package is usually called something like php-mysql."
> That's great, except I checked my packages and I have php5-mysql installed,
> its enabled, or else I'm somehow able to magically browse all my databases
> by going to http://localhost/phpmyadmin/ and logging in as root?

Mythweb requires you to enable the myth.so in your php.ini because it
uses the old mysql libraries.

Phpmyadmin uses the new "php native" interface which doesn't require
you to manually enable an so.

Ubuntu by default has the mysql module disabled even when you install
php-mysql. (This bit me)

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