on a new (cobalt) server installation, phpMyAdmin 2.2 runs silky smooth, shows and
manipulates mysql tables as expected. a simple php page using the
mysql_connect() function, however, brings up an error message:
'Fatal error: Call to undefined function: mysql_connect() in /home/sites/site24/
web/admin_db.inc on line XY'.
this hints at a missing module in the php installation. how come phpMyAdmin works
nevertheless? is phpMyAdmin using a different way to connect to the mysql host