This section provides a collection of miscellaneous notes on MySQL
Native Driver usage.
Using mysqlnd means using PHP streams
for underlying connectivity. For mysqlnd, the PHP
streams documentation (Streams) should be consulted
on such details as timeout settings, not the documentation for the MySQL
Les Brown ¶
4 years ago
After upgrading from php 5.2 to php 5.3 on Windows, I was unable to connect to MySQL databases on localhost. I eventually tracked the problem down to entries in my hosts file:
Commenting out the second line fixed the problem.
The problem is explained here: http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=50172