View Full Version : MySql on windows xp? -NO HELP NEEDED
10-04-2003, 09:47 PM
Hey, i recently familiarised myself with writing php and i am wanting to start writing my own scripts, and anyway i was wondering if i can install mysql on my local system to test the scripts, (windows xp), and if so, what can go wrong ...and can anyone show me to an installation tutorial?
I INSTALLED THE AMP AND ITS ALL WORKING GOOD, SO NO HELP IS NEEDED THANKS!
10-09-2003, 01:13 AM
I have never had a problem with installing mysql, php, and running IIS on the same box as my primary system. In fact this is how I run it.
As for installation it took me about 5 minutes to get everything up and running.
1. Make sure IIS is running properly.
2. Download and install mySQL win exe. They have done a good job with this installation so you should not run in to any problems.
3. Download and install php current release. They have made great strides since the beginning of php to install on win machines. In fact I believe the current release will automatically setup IIS for you.
10-18-2003, 05:23 PM
Simply go to www.mysql.com
find downloads and there is an installation programme, all you need.
(read license conditions, it is important if you use for commerial purposes).
Usually it works fine as localhost for testing.
I use it with Perl (CGI) and Java (servlets, JSP).
I have installed MySQL on several clients's machines (v. 3.23).
However recently I have faced some troubles with XP. This seems to be caused by XP configuration details, depending on administrator.
10-20-2003, 01:18 AM
I've installed mysql on XP numerous times without any problems.
pretty much run the install program. go to the dir it was installed in and run "mysqld -install" then start the service. haven't had any problems with it.
10-20-2003, 11:17 AM
If you don't want to mess with IIS, go to www.foxserv.net They have a great package that automates the install of PHP, Apache and MySQL. I've installed it on a number of XP machines and works great once the .conf files are set up for your environment.
10-21-2003, 02:29 AM
I downloaded the latest stable release from MySQL and, once I'd completed the given setup guidelines for Win2KPro, it requested access to MySQL Monitor on the net?
I've not had time to figure out why it needed to do this other than that if access wasn't granted it would return 'localhost' errors.
As a result, until I do have time to either find out what is happening myself, or get a definitive answer elsewhere, I've put my MySQL introduction on hold.
01-19-2004, 02:19 AM
hey there.... ive been running into a problem with mysql in that the setup.exe file wont do *anything*... i unzipped the DLd files into folder c:/mysql... and when i go to that folder and try and double click the setup.exe file, nothing happens at all.... any help with this?