I have searched everywhere and can not resolved this issue. I have a 64 bit macbook pro laptop.
I have installed the latest MYSQL for 64 bit mac
I have the latest version of PHP installed and working perfectly with php files.
When i try go to localhost/phpmyadmin I am faced with the login screen so that is all good.
On the login screen it gives me an warning :Cannot load the mcrypt extention although I have followed the instructions to in it which told me I needed to install not mycrypt but libmcrypt-2.5.8 which I have done
I have Xcode 3.2 tools installed and Netbeans.
My problem is when I enter the user 'root' and my password I have set, I either get the error #2002 Cannot log in to the MySQL server if using Safari, or if using Google Chrome I get to a page that tells me
"Cannot start session without errors, please check errors given in your PHP and/or webserver log file and configure your PHP installation properly"
I have set the path for the session files as /Users/elvin66/Sites/tmp
It was by default trying to write session files to /etc/tmp which is not writable. So I changed the path.
Everything I try I get errors and I am at the point of wanting to completely remove all applications to do with a web server and start over, or just go back to using my linux ubuntu server which works fine.
Can someone please guide me to getting this running properly. Many thanks in advance.