If after upgrading your mysql, you get the informational error in phpmyadmin;
“Your PHP MySQL library version 4.1.22 differs from your MySQL server version 5.0.87. This may cause unpredictable behavior.”
Check which versions of mysql are installed on the server by running the command
rpm -qa |grep MySQL
This should give you a response similar to
Make sure easyapache was run after the upgrade and also running
seemed to repair the issue as well.