Found out what the problem is with this. Allaire has the path for mysql.sock hardcoded in their odbc driver. The default install for mysql binary puts it in /tmp. One has to recompile mysql with the new path to get it to work correctly. Chris At 09:49 AM 5/9/2001, you wrote: >Chris - > >Assuming you have both of them set up correctly and you have created a >database with a password in MySQL, you should be able to connect CF to >it out of the box. > >When you're creating the datasource, make sure to use 127.0.0.1 as the >hostname, not localhost or the name of the machine. If you have more >questions, shout :) > >.djc. > >CDitty wrote: > > > > I have just installed CF Express on my linux box. (Quite easy too) I have > > mysql running on the same box. Can anyone tell me how to connect the two > > or do I have to purchase the FULL version? > > > > There is a page for ODBC, but I am not familiar with that for Linux. > > (Didn't even know linux could do odbc connections.) > >--------------------------------------- >For unsubscribe and other options, including >the Tip Harvester and archive of TheList go to: >http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !