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From:Michael Widenius Date:May 10 1999 9:27pm
Subject:install_driver(mysql) failed:
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>>>>> "Scott" == Scott Yang <cgiprogrammer@stripped> writes:

Scott> Dear Sir:
Scott> I installed the following:
Scott> DBI-perl-bin-0.93-1
Scott> Mysql-DBI-perl-bin-1.1825-1
Scott> MySQL-3.22.22-1
Scott> MySQL-client-3.22.22-1
Scott> MySQL-devel-3.22.22-1
Scott> I don't understand why when I use DBI, I get the
Scott> following error:

Scott> install_driver(mysql) failed: Can't load
Scott> '/usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/i386-linux/auto/DBD/mysql/'
Scott> for module DBD::mysql: cannot open shared
Scott> object file: No such file or directory at
Scott> /usr/lib/perl5/i386-linux/5.00404/ line
Scott> 168.

Scott>  at (eval 1) line 2

Scott>         DBI::install_driver('DBI', 'mysql') called at
Scott> /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/ line 348
Scott>         DBI::connect('DBI', 'DBI:mysql:mysql', 'root',
Scott> 'goteam') called at line 9

Scott> I thank you any suggestions.


The above problem will probable be solved if you download and install
msql-mysql-modules 1.20.14 (from

install_driver(mysql) failed:Scott Yang3 May
  • install_driver(mysql) failed:Michael Widenius11 May