do you have libmysql.dll in %PATH% ?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ahmed Han" <ahmedhan@stripped>
Sent: Saturday, June 09, 2007 9:56 AM
Subject: PHPMyAdmin Extension Error
>I have MySQL (latest version) and PHP 5 installed on my system.
> When I start PHPMyAdmin from my local host I get an error like this :
> phpMyAdmin - Error
>> Cannot load mysql extension. Please check your PHP configuration. -
> And, when I click the documentation in the error link above, the newly
> opened page says :
> 1.20 I receive the error "cannot load MySQL extension, please check PHP
> To connect to a MySQL server, PHP needs a set of MySQL functions called
> "MySQL extension". This extension may be part of the PHP distribution
> (compiled-in), otherwise it needs to be loaded dynamically. Its name is
> probably mysql.so or php_mysql.dll. phpMyAdmin tried to load the extension
> but failed.
> Usually, the problem is solved by installing a software package called
> "PHP-MySQL" or something similar.
> Now what should I do to get rid of this error?