Am trying to use Base with a MySQL Database and need help please.
OpSys - PCLinux 2012-6 KDE
LO - Version 126.96.36.199
My SQL is installed and running.
MyAdmin is installed (and I have created an empty Database with this)
MySQL connector - Downloaded 'mysql-connector-java-5.1.22'
Restarted LO then Started Base
Select 'Connect to existing Database' - MySQL
Accept 'Connect using JDBC'
Database Name - I entered 'path and file name'
Server - localhost (everything is on the local computer)
Port No - 3306
Driver Class - accept 'com.mysql.jdbc.Driver'
*ERROR* - The JDBC driver could not be loaded.
The Wiki says /"You can find the correct class name in the documentation
that came with the driver. MySQL java connector archive version 5.1.6
contains connector-j.pdf document with description in subdirectory docs.
The class name is *com.mysql.jdbc.Driver* for version 5.1.6."/
But there are NO pdf files in the Folder!!
Can anyone confirm that my steps are correct and give me details on how
to cure the error please?
Thanks a lot
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