[ic] MySQL connection problem

Spencer spencer@mediabang.com
Fri, 5 Jan 2001 16:31:41 -0700

On Fri, Jan 05, 2001 at 05:56:44PM -0500, Bogdanov, Uri wrote:
> Folks;
> I am trying to use mysql just for a few tables (for examlple - table 'cat')
> I installed mysql on a different machine than ic;
> so, i still want to use the default database for everything but the 'cat'
> table
> I went into CAT_DIR/catalogs/my_catalog/dbconf/default_db 
> and modified the file cat.dbm to look like this:
> Database	cat	cat.txt	dbi:mysql:My_DATABASE:
> is the ip address where my mysql is installed.

	Ok- so far so good.

> I also have the file cat.sql in the same place where cat.txt
> When I restart the server, I get the following error:
> config error: connect failed - unknown error. Driver 'mysql' installed ?
> So questions are:
> 1. what do I do wrong?
> 2. Do I need to have some mysql driver installed? 

	1. You need to have DBD::mysql installed on your machine to
connect to MySQL servers (even ones on other machines).  You may also
need to add USER and PASS for that database.

	2. YES.

Please direct all of your YES/NO questions to 8ball@mylamewebsite.com