Can't load php_oci8.dll in Windows2000, Oracle 8.1.6, Apache 1.3.20, and PHP 4.0.6.
Nov 7th, 2001 00:48
Sally Greenaway, Heri Waluyo,
I had this very same problem and it took me ages to work out what was
The solution is very simple though ...
in the php.ini file, under the :windows extensions section there are
two parameters that refer to Oracle. extension=php_oci8.dll and
extension=php_oracle.dll. If both of these parameters are uncommented
then a confliction will occur and the dll will not be loaded
Try uncommenting extension=php_oracle.dll (This is for use with earlier
versions of Oracle, i.e. 7) save the ini and try running a php page
There may be a requirement to re-start your computer so the updated ini
file can be re-initialised.