Installation stuck with error 500

My installation process is stuck with an error 500 message and when I checked the log files of my Apache server I noticed these error messages

[Sat Feb 11 08:09:24.803315 2023] [proxy_fcgi:error] [pid 19065:tid 140398747920128] [client] AH01071: Got error 'PHP message: PHP Fatal error:  Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function mysql_connect() in /home/runcloud/webapps/ojs-alejandrolengua/ojs/lib/pkp/lib/vendor/adodb/adodb-php/drivers/\nStack trace:\n#0 /home/runcloud/webapps/ojs-alejandrolengua/ojs/lib/pkp/lib/vendor/adodb/adodb-php/ ADODB_mysql->_connect()\n#1 /home/runcloud/webapps/ojs-alejandrolengua/ojs/lib/pkp/classes/db/ ADOConnection->Connect()\n#2 /home/runcloud/webapps/ojs-alejandrolengua/ojs/lib/pkp/classes/db/ DBConnection->connect()\n#3 /home/runcloud/webapps/ojs-alejandrolengua/ojs/lib/pkp/classes/db/ DBConnection->initConn()\n#4 /home/runcloud/webapps/ojs-alejandrolengua/ojs/lib/pkp/classes/db/ DBConnection->initCustomDBConnection()\n#5 /home/runcloud/webapps/ojs-alejandrolengua/ojs/lib/pkp/classes/install/ DBConnection->__construct()\n#6 /home/runcloud/webapps/ojs-alejandrole...',

Hi @virtual-orbis,

Could you also please indicate which version of software you are using (e.g. OJS 3.3.0-13)?

PKP Team

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Please, complete your report as Roger indicates, although it looks like a db driver issue.

Be sure you use mysqli <---- The ā€œiā€ at the end is important.


Thanks for your messages.

I am trying to install OJS 3.2.1 on a Linux server with 3.2.1

However, I finally realized that the database drivers in [brackets] should not be selected
during the installation