You should be able to get php-mysql from the same place that you got the php 5.3.6 RPMs that you have installed now. These are not CentOS supplied so trying to install the CentOS php-mysql or php53... [by TrevorH]
I'm trying to update Mysql on debian without success, and all tutorial on internet just fails.
I got Debian 6.0.6 squeeze, my mysql version is mysql Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.1.63.
I did apt-get update and apt-get upgrade it says that nothing is to upgrade.
So I downloaded the last version wget --content-disposition http://www.mysql.com/get/Downloads/MySQL-5.5/mysql-5.5.28-debian6.0-x86_...
I really did it this time.. I deleted a database named MySQL in my server. Shortly after MySQL went haywire and now I cannot login as a user to mysql, I cannot re-install mysql, I get an error for every solution I try.
So I decided hell with it I'll remove mysql, php and start again. I used rpm -qa | grep mysql but it returned nothing.
I installed apache and php from source and got them working together a month ago. Because I'm learning both of them this term.
Now I need mysql to do more works. And I installed mysql from source just now. However I don't know how to let it work with php.
I looked around and found some topics on setting up LAMP environment.
Right now it's almost certain that your Mysql data directory is the default /var/lib/mysql which is part of your root filesystem. If you have to import 1TB of xml into that as you stated in yo... [by TrevorH]