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So I installed mysql on my linux box and I can login into it using the command line I can create a database, table, all that

I made a phpinfo() script and ran it, but it doesn't seem to recognize that MySQL is installed, am I missing a step here?

The info page returns all other information, which appears to be correct,

any advice would help thanks!

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What distro are you using? You probably need to install the php-mysql package unless you compiled php by hand. –  carson Mar 3 '11 at 22:09
    
Thanks for the response, I'm using Amazon Linux AMI release 2010.11.1 (beta), Fedora –  Doug Molineux Mar 3 '11 at 22:11
    
You were right! I installed mysql and php but not php-mysql, I did a yum install php-mysql, restarted apache and it worked! please answer this question and I'll mark as correct, thanks carson! –  Doug Molineux Mar 3 '11 at 22:14
    
No problem. –  carson Mar 3 '11 at 22:37

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Try installing the php-mysql package.

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