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MySQL database connection: what to put for hostname?

P: 1
I am using PHP, Mysql , Apache on Debian

i tried to connect database but cannot connect.

my host name is = debianpink

my IP address is =

domain name is =

my code is as follows
$hostname = '';
$dbname = 'phpmysimplelogin';
$username = 'root';
$password = 'abc';

// Let's connect to host
mysql_connect($hostname, $username, $password) or DIE('Connection to host is failed, perhaps the service is down!');
// Select the database
mysql_select_db($dbname) or DIE('Database name is not available!');
Feb 9 '12 #1
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what error do you get?

is it connection to host is failed or the second one database name in not available.

Feb 11 '12 #2

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