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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brandon Schenz [mailto:brandon@stripped]
> Sent: Friday, October 07, 2005 2:22 PM
> To: Anthony Liu; dotnet@stripped
> Subject: Re: Problem connecting to mysql
> I'm going to assume you are using .NET 1.1 on this. When you
> unzipped the mysql-connector-net package you must either
> install the MySQL.Data.dll to the GAC, or copy it to the bin
> folder under the directory you are working on in your web
> application. These requirements are not specific to this
> connector, but rather for the entire .NET Platform.
> Please let us know if you have any other problems in this matter.
> Brandon Schenz
> Anthony Liu wrote:
> >Hi, I was not able to install the MySQL.Data.msi connector
> for .net. I
> >got a 2908 error message. Then I downloaded the
> no-installer version
> >with file name "mysql-connector-net-1.0.6-noinstall.zip" and
> >to my hard drive.
> >In my aspx page, I have this:
> ><%@ Import Namespace = "MySql.Data.MySqlClient" %> <script
> >language="VB" runat="server">
> >Sub Page_Load(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)
> > Dim myConnection As MySqlConnection
> > Dim myDataAdapter As MySqlDataAdapter
> > Dim myDataSet As DataSet
> > Dim strSQL As String
> > Dim iRecordCount As Integer
> > myConnection = New
> >Source=188.8.131.52;User Id=myself;Password=mypassword"
> > strSQL = "SELECT * FROM testtable;"
> > myDataAdapter = New MySqlDataAdapter(strSQL,
> > myDataSet = New Dataset()
> > myDataAdapter.Fill(myDataSet, "testtable")
> > MySQLDataGrid.DataSource = myDataSet
> > MySQLDataGrid.DataBind()
> >End Sub
> >I get the following error message:
> >BC30002: Type 'MySqlConnection' is not defined.
> >Apparently, somehow, I have to register the .net connector with web
> >server. The documentation never tells us how to do it. In other
> >words, the .net connector package was unzipped to
> >C:\mysql_net_connector, but how does my web application know
> where it
> >I tried the 3.51 ODBC driver, too, but got the same error message.
> >I keep searching google and mysql mailing list, but could
> not find very
> >helpful information. I am at my wits end. Could anyone give me a
> >Yahoo! Mail - PC Magazine Editors' Choice 2005 http://mail.yahoo.com
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