If you are using a WAMP stack, like WAMP or XAMPP, and try to create a table in camelCase ( example: adminLogin) you will notice that camelCase is not working, table name will be lowercase: adminlogin.
In order to fix this, you need to add to your my.cnf file the line:


and restart mysql.

More on that here: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/4.1/en/server-system-variables.html#sysvar_lower_case_table_names


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  2. Emad

    Hi There

    Thanks for the help, but I am a novice to MySQL can cannot find my.cnf file

  3. Julian

    If you don’t have the my.cnf file, you must have a my.ini file
    Add that under [mysqld] section.
    INSTALLDIR\my.ini, INSTALLDIR\my.cnf


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